N.Korea highlights Trump concessions on war games after summit

By Christine Kim SEOUL, June 13 : North Korean state media lauded on Wednesday the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump as a resounding success, highlighting concessions by the U.S. president and the prospect of a new era of peace and prosperity on the Korean peninsula. According to a report by the Korean […]

N.Korean state media hails Kim-Trump summit success

By Christine Kim SEOUL, June 13 : The faces of U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un were first and foremost on North Korea’s official party newspaper on Wednesday as state media hailed Tuesday’s historic summit between the two men. The North’s state media framed Tuesday’s summit as a win for […]

N.Korea frames summit with U.S. as a win, dubs it “meeting of the century”

By Christine Kim SEOUL, June 13 : U.S. President Donald Trump agreed that denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula would require a step-by-step approach and made a number of other concessions, North Korean state media reported on Wednesday after his historic meeting with leader Kim Jong Un. The North’s state media framed Tuesday’s summit as a […]

Trump must show resolve, caution with North Korea -U.S. Republicans

By Patricia Zengerle and James Oliphant WASHINGTON, June 12 : If U.S. President Donald Trump believes his meeting with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un was “a very great moment in the history of the world,” leaders from his own Republican Party were much more skeptical on Tuesday after the summit. They widely praised Trump for […]

Trump surprises with pledge to end military exercises in South Korea

By Josh Smith and Phil Stewart SEOUL/WASHINGTON, June 12 : U.S. President Donald Trump’s declaration on Tuesday that he intended to end joint military exercises with South Korea took South Korean and U.S. military officials by surprise. Current and former U.S. defense officials expressed concern at the possibility that the United States would unilaterally halt […]

Trump offers to end Korea war games after historic Kim summit

By Steve Holland, Soyoung Kim and Jack Kim SINGAPORE, June 12 : Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held a largely symbolic summit on Tuesday, and the U.S. president offered an unexpected concession to the North, saying he would halt joint military exercises with South Korea. The two men smiled and shook […]