June 12 Summit May Be a “Go” As Korean Leaders Meet

North and South Korea’s leaders held a hastily arranged secret meeting on Saturday in their attempts to salvage the June 12 summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump.

Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in talked for two hours and afterwards they were hopeful they had a plan to convince America’s president that the summit should still take place in order to bring peace to the Korean peninsula.  They also said that they plan additional talks this week to work out more details. read more

Trump Walks Back His North Korea Summit Sham

Trump is lowering expectations and walking back his planned North Korea summit by saying that the meeting may not happen on June 12.

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Trump said, “We’re moving along. We’ll see what happens. There are certain conditions we want. If we get those conditions, we don’t have the meeting. Frankly, it’s a chance to be a great, great meeting for North Korea and a great meeting for the world. If it doesn’t happen, maybe it will happen later. Maybe it will happen at a different time. But we will see. But we are talking. The meetings scheduled as you know on June 12th in Singapore. Whether or not it happens, you’ll be knowing pretty soon, but we’re talking right now.” read more

North Korea Says It Won’t Hold Talks With South Unless Demands Met

The head negotiator for North Korea was back to his belligerent self on Thursday, and called the government of South Korea “ignorant and incompetent.”  

North Korea is still upset that South Korea is holding joint air force exercises with the United States.   When they say they want to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula what they mean is they want the United States to leave and stop working together with the South Korean military. read more