China wasn’t at the table but Trump-Kim talks reinforced its role

Charlene Craig
June 13, 2018

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

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It appears follow-up talks to the North Korea-US summit will be essential, as the agreement reached on Tuesday on North Korea's denuclearization was made at a broad level without details. Concha also remarked on the many tributes that have come in for Charles Krauthammer, after his announcement that he is losing his fight with cancer.

Just over 10 months ago, Fox News host Sean Hannity told his audience that North Korea was led by an evil regime that should not be appeased since it would break any agreement with the U.S. On Tuesday, following the Singapore meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Hannity praised Trump's efforts to negotiate with the dictator and said it exceeded White House officials' expectations.

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Ms Bishop described the summit as the first positive development involving North Korea in more than a decade, but said the test would be verification Pyongyang's nuclear weapons program had been destroyed. It heralded the summit as part of a "changed era".

Trump is being hailed for his meeting with the North Korean leader.

That suggested that any lasting benefit to Trump on the world stage or at home will depend on whether, in the next stages of negotiations, he can turn the summit's made-for-TV script into tangible progress toward Pyongyang's nuclear disarmament. The agreement required Iran to curb its uranium enrichment in exchange for relief from worldwide sanctions.

"I have always opposed "freeze for freeze", because it equates the US-ROK exercises (stabilising, legal) with North Korea testing (destabilising, illegal)", Abraham M. Denmark, director of the Asia Programme at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars, tweeted.

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But analysts said with the easing of tensions, China and South Korea were not likely to continue fully enforcing the tough measures needed to make sure North Korea makes good on its latest promises.

A meeting between the leaders of both South Korea and North Korea in April also boosted optimism and intrigue in the city.

Mr Trump said he had formed a "special bond" with Mr Kim, and would "absolutely" invite him to Washington.

In follow-up talks on the establishment of new relations, the USA and North Korea will likely hold discussions on ending hostilities.

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