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Kim-Trump summit in Hanoi: NO DEAL + no third summit
« on: February 28, 2019, 04:59:32 pm »
Donald Trump has said that a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un broke down over the issue of sanctions, after the talks in Vietnam ended early with no deal.

“It was about the sanctions basically,” Trump said at a press conference in Hanoi. “They wanted the sanctions lifted in their entirety and we couldn’t do that ... Sometimes you have to walk, and this was just one of those times.”

The US president said that Kim had offered to dismantle some parts of his nuclear infrastructure, including the Yongbyon nuclear complex, but was not prepared to destroy other parts of the programme, including covert uranium plants.

“There is a gap. We have to have sanctions,” Trump said. “They were willing to denuke a large portion of the areas we wanted but we couldn’t give up all the sanctions for that.”

Trump said there was no plan for a third summit but made clear that the current status quo would continue, with North Korea continuing to suspend nuclear and missile tests, while the US would not take part in joint military exercises with South Korea, which the US president said he was opposed to anyway.

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Re: Kim-Trump summit in Hanoi: NO DEAL + no third summit
« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2019, 06:31:40 pm »
Stupid Trump never take him to boogie-woogie with vietnam bu.... of course no deal laaarrrr.... unker knew from the start that the talks would be a non-starter .... I would have planned it differently..... so many places to play in Hanoi....
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