Mixed Messages from Pompeo’s Most Recent Trip to North Korea

Conflicting messages have arisen from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s most recent visit to North Korea just concluded on Saturday. At the conclusion of the meetings, Pompeo told reporters that conversations he had with a high-ranking North Korean official were “productive” and conducted in “in good faith.” “I think we made progress in every element […]

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North, South Korea Hold Surprise Meeting – Summit with U.S. Reinstated

The leaders of North and South Korea met for two hours along the border between the countries in the area known as the Demilitarized Zone over the weekend. The surprise meeting came just 24 hours after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was terminating a planned summit between he and North Korea’s Leader Kim Jong […]

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President Trump Cancels North Korean Summit

President Trump has cancelled a meeting that was set to take place next month between him and Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s leader. The meeting had been scheduled to take place on June 12 in Singapore. Citing the “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent North Korean statement, the President terminated the summit. “North […]

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READ: President Trump’s Letter to Kim Jong Un

His Excellency Kim Jong Un Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea Pyongyang Dear Mr. Chairman: We greatly appreciate your time, patience, and effort with respect to our recent negotiations and discussions relative to a summit long sought by both parties, which was scheduled to take place on June […]

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Plan to Denuclearize Not Because of U.S., North Korea Says

North Korea’s plan to denuclearize was not the result of pressure from the United States, the country’s news agency announced this week, adding that the U.S. was intentionally misleading the public by claiming otherwise. The U.S. government has repeatedly claimed North Korea’s decision to denuclearize was the result of imposed sanctions and a “maximum pressure” […]

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