Talks between North Korea and United States less than a month away
Talks between North Korea and United States less than a month away
15 May, 2018, 14:24
Two officials-Ryu Myong Son, department director of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, and Kim Nung O, head of the Party's North Pyongan Central Committee-were among the group.
Besides making surprising advances in its missile capabilities in 2017, North Korea's leadership has focused on peddling its significance to its own society and culture: the regime revised its constitution in 2012 to tout its nuclear ambitions, and despite saying it no longer needs to conduct nuclear tests, its nuclear capabilities still remain an essential part of Kim's domestic and worldwide clout.
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Lisa Collins, a fellow with the Korea Chair at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, said it is still too early to tell what will be accomplished in the first meeting between Trump and Kim.
Trump previous year threatened the North with "fire and fury". Kim traveled to Beijing in March to hold talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, and last week the two leaders met again for two days in the northeastern Chinese city of Dalian. The site has been used for each of North Korea's six underground nuclear test explosions.
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John Bolton, Trump's national security advisor, also said in an interview with CNN's "State of the Union" that the DPRK should not "look for economic aid from us".
After decades of failed diplomacy to negotiate on North Korean disarmament, some analysts are skeptical about what can be achieved at the upcoming summit in Singapore.
As reported by the Yonhap news agency on Monday, Thae Yong-ho a former London-based North Korean diplomat expressed doubts over the possibility of a complete denuclearization of North Korea.
He explained that Kim wouldn't agree to complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization (CVID) because that would mean unlimited inspection from worldwide agencies.
The delegation led by the person visited Zhongguancun in Beijing, which is known as "China's Silicon Valley", the source said, adding North Korea and China may be trying to bolster their economic exchanges. Such an assurance is unlikely to be given by the nuclear-countries.
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