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Ahead of North Korea summit, Trump softens Iran rhetoric

Discussing the upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore, US President Donald Trump seemingly strayed off-topic to hold out the prospect of a new nuclear deal with Iran. “Iran is not the same country that it was a few months ago,” Trump told reporters at the White House at a joint press conference on Thursday with Japanese ...

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Russia abhors the very idea of a nuclear war between its neighbor North Korea and the US – Putin

Russia would least of all want to see a nuclear war with North Korea raging near its border, President Vladimir Putin told Austrian TV, adding that Moscow will “exhaust every effort” to resolve the tensions there peacefully. “I do not even want to think about it,” Putin told the Austrian broadcaster ORF when asked about a potential nuclear showdown between ...

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Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov to visit North Korea on May 31

Published time: 30 May, 2018 06:23 Edited time: 30 May, 2018 06:51 Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will visit North Korea on May 31 to discuss the situation on the peninsula. It follows Pyongyang’s landmark demolition of its nuclear test site last week. The Russian top official will meet his North Korean counterpart to discuss bilateral relations and pressing international ...

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US officials cross into North Korea ‘to prepare Trump-Kim talks’ – report

US officials have arrived in North Korea to start preparations for still-unconfirmed talks between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, the Washington Post reported after conflicting signals from the US president on the meeting’s fate. Former US ambassador to South Korea, Sung Kim, crossed into North Korea on Sunday to hold talks with Pyongyang’s Vice-Foreign Minister, Choe Son Hui, a source ...

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Trump says he's having 'very productive talks' with N. Korea on reinstating summit

Published time: 26 May, 2018 00:42 Edited time: 26 May, 2018 00:55 US President Donald Trump says “very productive talks” are underway with North Korea on holding the June 12 summit in Singapore. Talks on reinstating the meeting came within 24 hours of Trump’s previously abrupt cancellation. In a tweet, Trump confirmed that if the elusive meetup with North Korean ...

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‘Korea summit & Iran deal pullouts undermine US credibility as honest broker’

The US, with its pattern of sanctions and threats, clearly prefers hard power to international diplomacy, while its withdrawal from the Iran deal and North Korea summit shows that it doesn’t stick to commitments, analysts told RT. Just hours after North Korea destroyed its nuclear test site, Donald Trump announced he is canceling his summit with Kim Jong-un which was ...

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'Everybody plays games' Trump talks ‘peace & prosperity’ with N. Korea, hints summit may happen

Less than 24 hours after canceling the much-anticipated summit with Kim Jong-un and getting back to who has more “massive” nukes talk, Donald Trump took a U-turn and tweeted about peace and prosperity for North Korea. Trump was apparently touched by the new statement from North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Kim Kye-gwan, who said that Pyongyang was “still willing to ...

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Watch North Korea destroy Punggye-ri nuclear testing site (VIDEO)

The first video of the demolition of North Korea’s nuclear testing site at Punggye-ri shows tunnels in the mountainside being buried in rubble. The site was destroyed ahead of a planned summit in Singapore, now canceled by the US. The three operational tunnels at the site were demolished along with the accompanying structures, according to the RT correspondents invited to ...

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N. Korea says it still wants to resolve issues with US despite Trump's summit cancellation

The decision by US President Donald Trump to cancel the summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is “not in line with the world’s wishes,” the government in Pyongyang has announced. Kim has made the “utmost efforts” to hold a summit with Trump, said the North Korean first vice minister for foreign affairs, Kim Kye-gwan, according to the state news ...

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