Trump Interesting letters to the Kim Jong Un
Npnews24 online: American President Donald Trump sent a letter to the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un with the ‘excellent’ letter, But also White house administration declined to confirm that trump had sent a letter.
The US is demanding that North Korea abandon its nuclear weapons entirely before sanctions are lifted. North Korea is seeking a step-by-step approach in which moves toward denuclearization are matched by concession from the US, notably a relation of the sanction.
While South Korean presidential office said it sees the exchange of letters between Kim and Trump as a positive development for keeping the momentum dialogue alive.
North Korean state media said Kim and Xi discussed the political situation surrounding the Korean Peninsula and reached unspecified consensus on important issues. Xi is expected to meet with Trump next week in Japan during the G-20 summit. Analysts say he could pass him a message from Kim about the nuclear negotiations. After the collapse of his meeting with Trump in Hanoi, Kim said Washington has until the end of the year to offer mutually acceptable terms for a deal to salvage the negotiations.
Following a provocative run in weapons tests, Kim initiated negotiations with Seoul and Washington in 2018, which led to three summits with South Korea’s president and his first with Trump in Singapore on June 12 last year, when they issued a vague statement on a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula without describing how and when it would occur.