Thursday, 21 June, 2018

North Korea's Kim lands in Singapore ahead of summit with Trump

Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan welcomes North Korean leader Kim Jong-un Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan welcomes North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
Laurie Berry | 11 June, 2018, 21:56

Stating that the U.S. would not again be duped by North Korea, Pompeo said the Trump administration would only accept complete denuclearization. By contrast, Pompeo did suggest that the USA was prepared to make unspecified concessions to North Korean security concerns before the total dismantling of its nuclear program was achieved.

"It's hospitality that we would have offered them, and as Chairman Kim said yesterday, he would have liked to have come to Singapore anyway, with or without the summit", Dr. Balakrishnan told the BBC.

For his part, Trump accused the summit host, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, of lying, and threatened to end trade with G-7 nations that he said use unfair practices.

On May 30, Pompeo met with North Korean spy chief Kim Yong-chol in NY; their discussion concluded two hours earlier than expected, as Kim refused to make any commitment whatsoever on denuclearization, according to the Washington Post. China and South Korea would have to sign off on any legal treaty.

Secretary of State Mike PompeoMichael (Mike) Richard PompeoNew Arab Gulf council reflects shift in strategy, leadership Trump, Kim arrive in Singapore ahead of Tuesday summit By law, Trump must discuss human rights with Kim MORE told reporters in Singapore on Monday that the US will only accept the "complete and verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".

North Korea has previously said it was willing to discuss denuclearization, but experts have expressed concern over the varying definitions of the term held by Washington and Pyongyang.

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He also shared a photo of himself and Trump and told the entire world that he's "honored" to call the president a friend.

The two leaders are set to meet on Tuesday at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa for talks which could see North Korea dismantle its nuclear arsenal in return for economic help and security guarantees.

State media may have tried a dry run to handle Mr Kim's absence two weeks ago, when Central Television reported his opening of a new railway bridge in the east of the country while he was still in the coastal city of Wonsan inspecting the construction of a major holiday resort.

But last month, Trump abruptly cancelled the Singapore summit, citing the "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang.

Details were not shared about how the discussions have progressed so far and Trump and Kim have yet to meet face-to-face.

The former businessman said he has spend a lifetime preparing for negotiations of this type, and predicted he would know in an instant if Kim is serious about the topic of denuclearisation. "Just my touch, my feel". "And he has that opportunity, and he won't have that opportunity again". "It's never going to be there again".

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