On Twitter, Trump declares that the North Korea nuclear threat is over

On Twitter, Trump declares that the North Korea nuclear threat is over

Mr Trump, who returned to Washington early on Wednesday, hailed the meeting with Mr Kim, the first between a sitting US President and a North Korean leader, as a success that had removed the North Korean threat.

With the president offering North Korea several concessions at the Singapore summit with Kim, including the cessation of military-preparedness training with the South Koreans and the possible removal of US troops from the Korean Peninsula, critics of the administration say the U.S.is giving China exactly what it wants.

Kim understands that the process must happen "quickly", Pompeo said, warning there will be no sanctions relief until after "complete denuclearisation".

Amid the nervousness in Tokyo and Seoul, Russia crowed on Wednesday that the United States had essentially adopted a Chinese-Russian road map by jettisoning the military exercises. "He was not leaving the summit without claiming he made a deal", Kimmel said. Trump agreed to halt U.S.

Ordinary North Koreans consistently voice unequivocal support for the leadership when speaking to foreign media.

"I don't think it would be the end of the world, because it's the world we already live in", he said.

At their historic summit, Kim made few concessions beyond agreeing to "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" - a term his regime and the USA can't agree on a definition for.

Donald Trump has a soft spot for strongmen. "No longer - sleep well tonight!"

Whatever one thought about the summit and its result, this was Mr Trump's moment: in a day of carefully choreographed photo opportunities with Kim Jong-un he had overturned the narrative of US-North Korean relations and dragged the Hermit Kingdom on to the world stage.

Donald Trump says North Korea no longer a nuclear threat: ‘sleep well!’

The announcement appeared to take both the South Koreans - and even top officials in the Pentagon - by surprise, especially since Trump embraced Pyongyang's rhetoric in calling the drills "provocative".

In the poll, Trump received a 51 percent approval rating for his handling of North Korea and also led the list of leaders who should take the most credit for the summit and the joint pledge.

Pompeo said Trump was alluding to the fact that it was the first time a sitting USA president had met with Kim, adding that both leaders had a "blunt conversation" about the need for the communist state to rejoin the world community.

He told reporters that "one should heavily discount some things that are written in other places - including from some of your colleagues!"

And given the size and scope of Pyongyang's program, will Trump also demand an agreement with them include the removal of all nuclear weapons material, including research, development, and raw materials, and does not include any "sunset clauses" on the resumption of enrichment work?

"Let me assure you that the "complete" encompasses verifiable in the minds of everyone concerned". It's unclear whether the president informed USA allies in the region of his plan to end the "war games", as he called them, prior to his declaration.

"President Trump appreciated that an atmosphere of peace and stability was created on the Korean Peninsula and in the region, although distressed with the extreme danger of armed clash only a few months ago, thanks to the proactive peace-loving measures taken by the respected Supreme Leader from the outset of this year", the North's state-run Korean Central News Agency said in a summary of the meeting.

The Trump administration is set to cancel the next joint military exercise on the Korean Peninsula scheduled for August, a report said on Wednesday.

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