Saturday, 23 June, 2018

[Newsmaker] South Koreans hope Trump-Kim meeting brings lasting peace

The German share price index DAX board is seen at the stock exchange in Frankfurt It looks like China knew about Trump stopping war games before the US military or South Korea did
Kenny Thornton | 14 June, 2018, 01:37

While most of the agreements confirmed to have come out of the Trump-Kim summit were pretty straightforward, advancing on the already discussed denuclearization, the meeting also ended with an announcement that the USA will suspend all joint military exercises with South Korea.

The VFW sent a June 6 letter to President Trump to urge him to make the issue part of the negotiation.

"I am both excited and anxious about today's summit", Kim Jeong-hee, 50, told The Korea Herald in Seoul Station.

Security experts warn that a reduction in USA military presence in East Asia would alter the balance of power in the region as China's engages in a rapid military build-up.

"That was a very last-minute", Trump said at a news conference, adding, "the remains will be coming back".

"The summit's joint statement simply heralded the start of working-level negotiations, where all key, complex issues will be discussed, including the timeline of the North's dismantlement, its verification and corresponding USA action".

"We must have hope that this agreement will finally bring peace to the peninsula and help bring closure to thousands of families of missing American servicemen from the Korean War", Harman said. "The lethal envelope of advanced air-defense systems continues to grow against our 4th Generation aircraft", General Mark Welsh, the former chief of staff for the U.S. Air Force, said in a statement.

Nam said Seoul welcomed the news that President Trump had "sufficiently expressed" his trust in Kim.

Spain manager Lopetegui sacked a day before World Cup 2018
Hierro, the national team's sporting director, is due to address the media later on Wednesday. "I know it's a very hard situation. Nobody gifts you anything at a World Cup , one bad game sends you home, we all know the responsibility we have".

"Needless to say, we would've wrecked Obama for doing this", tweeted conservative blogger Allahpundit.

He said "to solve this problem, of course, we need to achieve denuclearisation and complete denuclearisation", Trump's main demand that North Korea should dismantle its nuclear weapons programme.

North Korea's supreme leader, Kim Jong-un, has agreed to repatriate the remains of American soldiers killed in action during the Korean War, NPR reports. There is a "huge difference between the two", the anonymous official said. But simultaneously, Seoul is aiming to prepare its defenses in case the USA decides to halt joint military exercises indefinitely or pull out the around 28,000 troops it has stationed inside South Korea's borders.

But he said sanctions would remain in place for now and argued "we haven't given up anything". In a separate statement, White said Mattis was "fully aligned" with Trump.

Although this was not the focus of the summit between the two leaders, it is one of the four key points agreed to by Kim and Trump.

"The goal of this summit was to get the North Koreans to agree on denuclearization", she said. "I also think they're very expensive".

"We would like to seek an understanding of this between Japan, the USA and South Korea", Onodera was quoted as saying.

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