WH: Trump-Kim Meeting a Go If NKorea Sticks to Promises Made

Four days after the surprise announcement that President Trump has agreed to meet the North’s Kim Jong Un by May Washington has yet to hear directly from Pyongyang on the invitation extended by Kim via South Korean intermediaries

WH: Trump-Kim Meeting a Go If NKorea Sticks to Promises Made

Last week, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and envoys dispatched by South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed at a meeting in Pyongyang to hold an inter-Korean summit late next month.

"Whether they have achieved everything they need to do is still unknown", he said.

Meanwhile, in New York, US National Security Advisor HR McMaster and US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, briefed members of the UN Security Council on developments related to North Korea.

The participation of two North Korean paralympians in the 2018 Paralympics happening now in Pyeongchang, South Korea, also has gotten attention because the country has drawn criticism from the United Nations for its treatment of its disabled citizens. "But perhaps Kim made a more far-reaching offer".

Observers say the meeting has raised expectations of progress in resolving the nuclear crisis on the Korean peninsula.

The experts believe that North Korea could announce an extension of its freeze on missile and nuclear tests.

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North Korea's state media have lauded the thaw in relations with South Korea.

Mr Pompeo and Mr Mnuchin said the U.S. would make no concessions and would keep the pressure on North Korea by maintaining economic sanctions and a strong USA defense posture before the meeting.

As NPR's Elise Hu reported Thursday, "Any meeting between these two leaders would be historic".

President Trump told Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu in their meeting at the White House last Monday that he won't show flexibility in the negotiations with France, Germany and the United Kingdom on amending the Iran nuclear deal, two senior Israeli officials told me. But, hey, given the choice between a catastrophic war or a glitzy deal that's as short-lived as Trump Steaks, Trump Mortgage, Trump Vodka, Trump Magazine, Trump University or other failed ventures, I know which one I'd choose.

He also pointed out that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was out of the loop on this crucial decision.

North Korean media has refraiend from reporting on Pyongyang's upcoming summits with Seoul and Washington, a Seoul official said Monday. Sanders called the three-star Army general a "valued member" of the Trump administration. He said, "In order to make the whole process successful, for which Donald Trump will be responsible, he would have to provide economic concessions".

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Even as the world reacts, North Korea has maintained silence, not responding to Trump's announcement last week.

"You also want your allies inside the administration onboard and Trump - a good job getting to this point, an abysmal job because he's going it alone", Bremmer said.

Chinese President XI JINPING and I spoke at length about the meeting with KIM JONG UN of North Korea.

Yang repeated China's position that it wants denuclearization on the Korean Peninsula and problems to be solved through talks. China continues to be helpful!

Trump last week agreed to meet with Kim by the end of May to discuss Pyongyang's denuclearisation - which it put on the table in exchange for security guarantees - and predicted the talks would be a "tremendous success".

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"We have not heard anything directly back from North Korea, although we do expect to hear something directly from them", Tillerson said during a press conference in Nigeria.

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