Trump wants to stop provocative 'war games' with South Korea

Glen Norman
June 13, 2018

Trump agreed to end U.S. He said Iran views Trump and the United States with "great pessimism", saying they are known for "quitting treaties and violating their commitments".

"This is a slave state with 25 million prisoners and a gulag system hundreds of thousands of people wide", Shapiro said on "Fox & Friends" on Tuesday.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is denying claims the that USA lacks the technical expertise to denuclearize North Korea.

"There's no history of this family ever having not lied to the West", Shapiro said.

Trump's complimentary words about Kim and North Korea have also raised cries of alarm-his statement that things were "rough" in North Korea but also "rough in a lot of places" echoed the "violence on many sides" that drew ire after protests past year in Charlottesville.


It also said the two parties "commit to recovering POW/MIA remains, including the immediate repatriation of those already identified" and would "commit to establish new U.S. -DPRK relations in accordance with the desire of the peoples of the two countries for peace and prosperity", but Trump did not say what those new relations would look like.

The announcement took South Korean officials by surprise.

"But we believe it is necessary to come up with various measures to improve dialogue more smoothly", the Blue House said.

"We are going to take care of a very big and very unsafe problem for the world", Trump said after the meeting in a joint statement with Kim.

US military forces in Korea have not received any direction to cease joint military drills, a spokesman said on Tuesday, after US President Donald Trump said war games would be ended amid talks with North Korea. "We will be there together with North Korea along the way", he said. This could be part of US efforts to ensure regime security for North Korea.


Although Beijing was not officially involved in the landmark talks, China's influence over the reclusive North Korean regime had still been felt, analysts said, and the "symbolic" nature of the agreement shed light on its role in the process.

"I'm very optimistic that we will have a successful outcome from our meetings tomorrow", he said.

Trump and Kim's joint pledge to work toward "complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula" was widely interpreted as failing to convince North Korea to accept Washington's definition that calls for Pyongyang to get rid of its arsenal.

Trump told the press that he wants to "bring them (U.S. troops) back home", but that the issue is "not part of the equation right now".

The military doesn't use the term "war games". "This is a win for North Korea, which seems to have yielded nothing".


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