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Trump Takes A Jab At The Free Press In Front Of Kim Jong Un

One year ago   |   By The Huffington Post

"The press, they never stop,” the president was heard telling the North Korean leader, minutes after they met for the first time at a Singapore summit.
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South Korea's President ‘Could Hardly Sleep' on Eve of the Historic Summit Between the U.S. and North Korea

South Korea's President ‘Could Hardly Sleep' on Eve of the Historic Summit Between the U.S. and North Korea

One year ago   |   By Time

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said he “could hardly sleep last night” for anticipation over the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
The unprecedented, one-on-one meeting in Singapore Tuesday aimed to kickstart a process that would lead to denuclearization on the Korean peninsula and resolve seven decades of hostilities between the world's largest nuclear power and the isolated pariah state.
Moon, who has championed the summit and often acted as a mediator between his American and North Korean counterparts, said he joins “all the people in...
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Trump and Kim Jong Un just had their first private meeting - and officials may never know exactly what was said

Trump and Kim Jong Un just had their first private meeting - and officials may never know exactly what was said

One year ago   |   By Business Insider

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a private meeting on Tuesday morning.
Experts are concerned Trump could have gone off-script and may provide an unreliable account of events.
With only the leaders and their interpreters present, there may never be a full transcript of the meeting, potentially denying US officials the ability to analyze Kim's words to Trump.
The US interpreter will create an official record of the meeting but this may not be a full transcript.
President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held their first-ever meeting, and there...
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For world, Trump-Kim summit raises cautious hope for peace

One year ago   |   By National Post

TOKYO - Cheers in South Korea and a one-page “extra” edition of a Japanese newspaper greeted Tuesday's unprecedented summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.
Trump became the first sitting American president to meet a North Korean leader Tuesday when the two shook hands firmly before sitting down to talk at a resort hotel in Singapore.
Many across Asia and around the world have welcomed a flurry of diplomacy in recent months between the two adversaries, following a year of mounting tension and threats. Hopes for peace on the long-divided Korean Peninsula, however, remain tempered by...
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What Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump Said to Each Other When They First Met

One year ago   |   By Time

President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un met Tuesday in Singapore's Sentosa Island, kicking off a historic summit that marked the first time the sitting leaders of North Korea and the U.S. had come face to face.
Kim reportedly greeted Trump in English when the two sat down after an introductory handshake , saying, “Nice to meet you, Mr. President.”
Trump and Kim met one-on-one for about 40 minutes Tuesday morning with the assistance of translators, the Associated Press reported. Speaking with reporters beforehand, Trump was buoyant about the meeting's prospects, predicting that the two would...
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