Pres. Trump Signs United States-Korea Freed Trade Agreement

Charlene Craig
September 25, 2018

Moon said: "I'm hopeful that this will provide us with a platform, upon which our bilateral economic ties will be elevated to a higher level, in a freer, fairer and more mutually beneficial direction".

In the 12 months since his last visit to the United Nations, the president has jolted the global status quo by pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, starting trade conflicts with China and the West and embracing Russia's Vladimir Putin even as the investigation into the US president's ties to Moscow moves closer to the Oval Office.

"Workers in South Korea and America will find new customers and new opportunities to expand and grow", Trump said.

The U.S. and South Korean presidents signed an update to an existing U.S.

Moon says companies from both countries will be able to do business under more stable conditions.

The completion of the pact came as Mr Trump faced a number of political controversies, including the sexual harassment allegations against his nominee to the Supreme Court.

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Pompeo says, "We're bringing the two senior leaders, the individuals who can actually make the decisions that will move this process forward", in hopes they can make a breakthrough.

Mr. Trump is set to meet with South Korea's Moon Jae-in later on Monday to discuss North Korea and trade details.

The mood though is sharply changed from that at last year's UN General Assembly, when Trump threatened to "totally destroy" North Korea and mocked the North Korean leader as "Rocket Man" on a "suicide mission".

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As he begins the sequel to his stormy United Nations debut, U.S. President Donald Trump will again confront the dangers posed by North Korea's nuclear threat, though its shadow may appear somewhat less ominous than a year ago. [It] looks like we'll have a second summit quite soon.

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Trump has alternated between optimism and frustration since his historic June summit with Kim in Singapore, where the two sides announced plans to work toward a general goal of denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.

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