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U.S. President Donald Trump took to Twitter this morning to state that there’s completely “ZERO disagreement within the Trump administration on how to deal with North Korea….and if there was, it wouldn’t matter.”
The tweet appears to reference a narrative from the New York Times, which states that the White House was divided on its technique to cope with the hostile state. The story additionally quotes an nameless supply claiming that it’s now too late to carry the summit on June 12 as deliberate.
While peace between the warring North and South Koreas appeared possible simply weeks in the past, hesitation by North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un to dismantle their nuclear weapons arsenal has prompted the U.S. president to rescind his provide to host a peace summit in Singapore.
Trump scrapped the assembly totally in a letter to Kim on Thursday, after repeated threats by North Korea to tug out over what it noticed as confrontational remarks by U.S. officers demanding unilateral disarmament.
Despite the letter, Trump maintained Friday that Washington was having “productive talks” with Pyongyang about reinstating the June 12 assembly.
“We are having very productive talks about reinstating the Summit which, if it does happen, will likely remain in Singapore on the same date, June 12th, and, if necessary, will be extended beyond that date,” Trump stated on Twitter.
However, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders stated that an “advance team” of White House and U.S. State Department officers would depart for Singapore as scheduled this weekend to organize for a attainable summit there.
In current developments, South Korean president Moon Jae-in and North Korean chief Kim Jong Un held a shock assembly Saturday morning, marking the second time the 2 leaders have ever met.
South Korean officers advised Reuters that the aim of the assembly was to make sure that the Singapore summit goes forward as deliberate.
Tensions between North Korea and the United States had been constructing for years earlier than Trump and Kim Jong Un agreed to carry what can be the primary assembly between a U.S. president and a North Korean chief.
In April, Kim and Moon additionally met for the primary time, throughout which they publicly introduced the start of peace talks, and pledged to finish the decades-long Korean struggle, which might reunite hundreds of households divided by the battle.
-With information from Reuters.
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