Thursday, 16 August, 2018

Donald Trump: ‘I will invite Kim Jong-un to White House’

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"I don't think I have to prepare very much". Tensions had soared a year ago after the North conducted missile and nuclear tests.

President Trump is expected to stay at the prestigious Shangri-La Hotel during his visit, although it was not chosen to be the host of the summit. He specifically advised Trump to push for greater Chinese support to rein in the North's nuclear development, he added.

"This will be at a minimum, we'll start with perhaps a good relationship", Trump said.

With his high-stakes summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un just days away, President Donald Trump offered some insight Thursday into how much preparation remains - apparently not much. Trump pulled out of President Barack Obama's nuclear accord with Iran over the objections of European allies. Pressuring China is a key element of Trump's strategy on North Korea. The June 12 Singapore summit with the North Koreans was one of the major topics of discussion between the two leaders at the White House on Thursday. He is using pressure and engagement in sequence: put pressure first and try engagement.

Abe is visiting the White House for talks with Trump ahead of the next week's US-N Korea Summit.

FILE - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson responds to a question about North Korea after speaking on the release of the 2016 annual report on International Religious Freedom.

He said Trump's approach is "fundamentally different" from prior administrations.

In August 2017, as tensions were rising rapidly after North Korea's second intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) test, then-Secretary of State Rex Tillerson assured North Korea that the U.S.


Trump has also been relatively subdued in his criticism of North Korea's human rights violations compared with previous administrations, a stance that has drawn criticism from some members of Congress and human rights groups.

Mr Trump said that even though the talks are subject to change, he hopes they go ahead.

People watch a TV screen showing file footage of U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, May 16, 2018.

As recently as 2013, more than 100 people were arrested under the law, although the U.S-government funded Freedom House says that number dropped to seven a year ago.

"They. said they were going to go to nuclear war with us, they were going to defeat us in a nuclear war", Mr Rudy Giuliani told a Tel Aviv investment conference, according to the newspaper.

Both Japan and South Korea, Trump said, has told him they are going to go and they will help the North Koreans economically, tremendously. North Korea's past activities also make clear that it is proliferation to other actors that creates a risk, in addition to the primary risks.

"You've got to lose some weight too", says the banner for the gym, which shows a photograph of the portly North Korean leader next to a bikini-clad woman.

Tokyo is also a strong advocate of the global sanctions regime against Pyongyang. "II think they've been preparing for a long time also".

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