Trump's salute to North Korean general sparks controversy
Trump's salute to North Korean general sparks controversy
Image North Korea has faced pressure of its nuclear weapons programme
15 June, 2018, 18:30
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump are pictured during their historic summit Tuesday at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore.
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Trump's statements initially caught US allies South Korea and Japan by surprise, according to news reports.
But the US and North Korean accounts tell a different story from that offered at the summit - of two sides that appear as far apart as ever.
The agreement between the U.S. and North Korean regime has been slammed over its lack of action and suggests the issue is down to the two power nations having different interpretations of what the meaning of denuclearisation is. "Trump salutes back, then extends his hand again & the two men shake hands", CNN correspondent Will Ripley tweeted.
Seoul's Defense Ministry said the military talks will focus on carrying out agreements from a summit between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in where they vowed to take materialized steps to reduce military tensions and eliminate the danger of war. Conservatives said the move displayed weakness from the USA on the world stage.
Meanwhile, former USA officials and defence analysts said Trump's decision on joint military exercises could weaken allied defenses in the Asia-Pacific, and potentially damage diplomatic relations in the region.
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If confirmed as ambassador, Harris said, "one of my jobs is to implement policy that comes from Washington that goes to the secretary of state and the president and also stay synchronised with our South Korean ally".
North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been found to be a "trustworthy" person and "very sincere" in implementing the denuclearisation agreement, says South Korean ambassador to Australia Lee Baeksoon.
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Trump and Kim held the unprecedented meeting in Singapore, after which they signed a joint document praised by both leaders. Japanese news media have reported that officials are seeking a meeting between Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Kim Jong Un .
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Vladimir Putin was delivered a handwritten note by Kim Jong-un by a North Korean official during a meeting earlier today . The statement contradicts the North's view that the process agreed at this week's summit would be phased and reciprocal.
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