North Korean media report Donald Trump to visit NKorea

North Korean media report Donald Trump to visit NKorea

The outcome came after an extraordinary two days in which Trump and Kim arrived on this Southeast Asian city-state in a strikingly lopsided power dynamic - Trump, 71, the leader of the world's richest and most powerful nation and Kim, 34, the ruler of the most isolated and repressive.

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Having advised Trump on national security issues for one year on the National Security Council, Bossert said that the president's words at the summit largely echoed his previous discussions with top aides. Those include the 1994 Agreed Framework negotiated during the Clinton administration, which Trump specifically attacked during a post-summit press conference on Tuesday.

International security expert and COO of Interfor International, Don Aviv, tells Inside Edition that every bit of food Kim Jong Un ate was previously examined by food tasters.

Conservative House Republicans were unrepentant in their praise for the president for engaging with North Korea, a sharp reversal from many of their views on similar negotiations between President Barack Obama's Secretary of State John Kerry and Iran.

But Trump faced skepticism from Democrats and some Republicans, as well as former USA officials who warned of past empty pledges from North Korea.

Following their historic summit on Tuesday, Trump had said he would like to visit the North Korean capital Pyongyang "at the appropriate time", and that Kim would "absolutely" would be invited to the White House. It committed North Korea to accept global inspections and stay in the non-proliferation treaty, under which its pursuit of a nuclear bomb was illegal.

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Still, he credited the summit for starting a diplomatic process between North Korea and the United States. MSNBC's special coverage of the Trump-Kim summit finished second in total viewers with 2.378 million.

Answering a series of questions from the floor, Trump said that the United States will stop "war games" in South Korea, and later elaborated that he was speaking of their joint military exercises, held annually since the 1970s. He said the U.S. is working on the issue with South Korea, and Japan-as well as with China, but "to a lesser extent". "We haven't given up anything", he said. "Because it does not meet what I would call minimum requirements in terms of what we expect them to do and what they expect us to do".

At times, the video appeared to address Mr Kim directly, suggesting he could make a choice that would open North Korea to new investment and step into a starring role in a moment in history with Mr Trump.

Bishop made it clear that agreement between Trump and the North Korean dictator had to involve "complete, verifiable, irreversible" denuclearisation.

That doesn't seem to pin the North down to the concrete and unilateral measures Trump said he would demand going into the talks and it remains to be seen what significant changes could occur now that they seem to be moving toward more peaceful relations.

"We would like to seek an understanding of this between Japan, the United States and South Korea", Japan's defence minister, Itsunori Onodera, said.

The meeting, long sought by Pyongyang, will be the first ever between a serving USA president and a North Korean leader, and will focus on the nuclear bombs and ballistic missiles the North has spent decades developing.

A spokesman with Moon's office, who asked not to be identified to discuss internal deliberations, said the government was still trying to understand Trump's "exact meaning or intentions" with the military freeze. -South Korea military exercises while talks with the North were continuing.

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