President Donald Trump "likes" and "has a very friendly view" of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. He wants to agree with Kim's wishes if Pyongyang scrapping its posts. Nuclear arsenal, said South Korean President Moon Jae-in.
Moon spoke to reporters during the weekend on the way to New Zealand from Argentina's 20-member summit and said Trump had asked him to forward a message to Kim during a meeting on the sidelines of the Kim assembly Friday.
"The message was that President Trump sees Chairman Kim as very friendly and that he likes him and therefore he wishes that Chairman Kim would implement the rest of their agreement and that he would achieve what President Kim wants "Moon told reporters on Saturday."
Moon commented when diplomatic relations between Pyongyang and Washington seemed to have reached a dead end Trump and Kim met in June at a historic summit in Singapore, prompting North Korea to security guarantees were promised for "complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula" and the US, but progress has since stalled.
Since the summit, both sides have held high-level talks, but Pyongyang is looking to facilitate the punishment of international sanctions in exchange for the steps already taken, such as the dismantling of a nuclear test facility, while Washington advocates complete denuclearization.
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. Meanwhile, North Korea has continued its ballistics missile program at several secret bases, according to a recent report by the Washington Center for Strategic and International Studies, while Pyongyang announced earlier this month the test of a new "ultramodern tactical weapon" in the midst of blocked diplomatic efforts ,
According to reporters, "appropriate action" could be taken for steps North Korea is taking to dismantle its nuclear weapons program completely, but this did not require any sanctioning assistance.
"For example, moving or reducing the US military (19459042) Exercises can be a form of appropriate action or humanitarian aid or a kind of non-political exchange, whether it's a sports exchange or an art force," he said ,
For the first time in more than a decade, a South Korean train crossed the heavily guarded border into North Korea. Experts from the South start with a survey of the tracks in the north. Seoul wants to push ahead with a project to connect the rail networks of both countries despite severe UN sanctions. The voyage required a special permit from the U. N. to transport equipment and fuel to the north.
Moon also said that it is still possible for Kim to come to Seoul before the end of the year. The meeting, in which a North Korean leader visited the southern capital for the first time since the end of the Korean War in 1950-1953, had been announced after an inter-Korean summit in June, but appeared to have since been postponed the Pyongyang-Washington stalemate.
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Trump said on Sunday that he expects a second meeting with Kim in early 2019 and that Kim would expect to visit US in the future "sometime" ,
"We get along very well," he said. "We have a good relationship."
Trump said he expects a second summit with Kim in January or February. He did not say whether this summit could possibly be held in the US, but said: "We actually talked about three locations, we did not determine the locations."
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