Trump wins over Kim with a movie trailer … starring Trump and Kim

Irene MckinneyJun 13, 2018

The report said the historic meeting marked a "radical switchover" in the two nations' fraught relations that had "lingered for the longest period on the earth".

South Koreans watch a TV screen displaying a broadcast of the historic meeting between President Donald J. Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore, at a station in Seoul, South Korea, June 12, 2018.

North Korean state media has also said President Trump had agreed during the summit to lift sanctions against the North as well as providing security guarantees.

Lasting peace has obvious benefits for China, especially in bolstering the development of its rust-belt and landlocked northeast which borders North Korea and would suffer in the even of conflict.

Trump also said that he would be willing to invite Kim to visit the White House following this first meeting.

News of the decision to halt the drills stoked concern in Japan, with Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera calling joint exercises and the US military presence in South Korea "vital" to East Asian security. The drills help keep USA forces at a state of readiness in one of the world's most tense flashpoints.

Having acknowledged that the U.S. -DPRK summit-the first in history-was an epochal event of great significance in overcoming decades of tensions and hostilities between the two countries and for the opening up of a new future, President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un commit to implement the stipulations in this joint statement fully and expeditiously.

Warmbier's parents, Fred and Cindy Warmbier said they appreciated Trump's comments.

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Hyun Lee, an activist with the Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea and writer at ZoomInKorea.org, joins Radio Sputnik's Loud & Clear to discuss the summit and what factors led to its realization.

At the truce village that divides the two Koreas, North Korean soldiers expressed enthusiasm for yesterday's Trump-Kim meeting.

North Korea dictator Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore for his summit with President Trump with security on his mind - dispatching decoy planes from Pyongyang to thwart anyone who might try to attack him and packing his own food for his visit to try to prevent poisoning.

"I think it's very provocative", he said - echoing Pyongyang's traditional line.

-North Korea summit, is expected to pick up a considerable portion of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's bills.

The Hermit Kingdom's disciplined labor and natural resources combined with South Korea's huge capital along the Chinese border will propel both countries toward economic prosperity, according to the investor.

Several reporters asked whether Mr Trump had raised the issue of human rights with Mr Kim, who runs a totalitarian regime with extreme censorship and forced-labour camps.

"Well, he is very talented", Mr Trump said. It's going to start very quickly.

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