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Kim Jong Un's sister says she doubts another U.S.-North Korea summit will happen this year

Posted On: Jul 10, 2020   |   Posted By: Politico

Kim Jong Un's sister says she doubts another U.S.-North Korea summit will happen this year

The sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Friday she does not see another summit between her brother and President Donald Trump happening any time soon, despite Trump's insistence that Pyongyang is interested in another meeting.
“It is still my personal opinion, however, I doubt that things like the DPRK-U.S. summit talks would happen this year,” said Kim Yo Jong in a statement released through North Korean state media.
Kim Yo Jong said she felt compelled to knock down what she described as a “spate of strange signal” coming from U.S. officials about a potential summit, asserting that the U.S. had more to gain from another summit and demanding “major” concessions. WIthout those concessions, she said North Korean denuclearization is "not possible." But she also wouldn't rule out a “surprise” depending on Trump and her brother.
Still, she argued that if either country needed to hold another meeting, it was the U.S., saying that for North Korea, the notion “is unpractical and does not serve us at...

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