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Offbeat U.S., North Korea to meet on Sunday over war remains

22:26  12 july  2018
22:26  12 july  2018 Source:   reuters.com

Trump: We'd be at war with North Korea if it wasn't for me

  Trump: We'd be at war with North Korea if it wasn't for me President Trump's tweet follows reports that U.S. officials believe North Korea has increased production of fuel for nuclear weapons."Many good conversations with North Korea-it is going well! In the meantime, no Rocket Launches or Nuclear Testing in 8 months. All of Asia is thrilled. Only the Opposition Party, which includes the Fake News, is complaining. If not for me, we would now be at War with North Korea!" Trump wrote on Twitter.

U . S . President Donald Trump met with North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un on June 12, 2018, in Singapore, in the first summit meeting between the leaders of the United States of America and the

But Mr. Bolton, a longtime critic of past diplomacy with North Korea , expressed skepticism on Sunday , recalling past “If we meet often and build trust with the United States, and if an end to the war and nonaggression Just .99 .99 a month. You have 4 free articles remaining . Subscribe. Collapse.

FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Korean media reported that the U.S. military plans to send 215 caskets to North Korea through a border village on Saturday, June 23, 2018, so that the North could begin the process of returning the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File) © ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE- In this May 14, 1999, file photo, U.N. honor guards carry a coffin containing the remains of the American soldiers after it was returned from North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom, South Korea. South Korean media reported that the U.S. military plans to send 215 caskets to North Korea through a border village on Saturday, June 23, 2018, so that the North could begin the process of returning the remains of U.S. soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File) North Korea has offered to meet an American delegation on Sunday to discuss the repatriation of remains of soldiers killed in the Korean War, a U.S. State Department spokeswoman said on Thursday.

Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said North Korea's Vice Chairman Kim Yong Chol had agreed in earlier talks with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet on or about July 12 in Panmunjom with an American delegation over the remains. That meeting did not materialize.

"Midday today they contacted us and offered to meet on Sunday," Nauert said in a statement. "We will be ready."

(Reporting by David Brunnstrom; writing by David Alexander)

Trump now says no 'time limit' to denuclearize NKorea .
President Donald Trump said Tuesday there is no hurry to denuclearize North Korea under his accord with Kim Jong Un -- a shift in tone from when the US leader said the process would start very soon. "Discussions are ongoing and they're going very, very well," Trump told reporters."We have no time limit. We have no speed limit."Trump said he discussed North Korea with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday at their summit in Helsinki."President Putin is going to be involved in the sense that he is with us," Trump said.

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