Koreas to hold fresh meeting on carrying out summit vows

Koreas to hold fresh meeting on carrying out summit vows

Having under a month left prior to the hugely-anticipated discussions between United States Head Donald Trump and also N. Korea's head Kim Jong-un within Singapore.

North Korea and South Korea agreed on Tuesday to hold high-level inter-Korea talks on May 16 to discuss steps needed to uphold the pledge to denuclearise the Korean peninsula, South Korea's Unification Ministry said.

A U.S. F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet lands as South Korea and the United States conduct the Max Thunder joint military exercise at an air base in Gwangju South Korea

While Singapore's tight control over political activities and media has drawn criticism, it's also what makes the country an ideal location for a high-security event like the Trump-Kim summit.

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday that Washington would agree to lift sanctions on North Korea if the country agrees to completely dismantle its nuclear weapons program, a move that would create economic prosperity that "will rival" that of South Korea.

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The Chinese regime has always been North Korea's biggest trading partner, providing food, energy resources, and other supplies to the North.

"After Pence left, Andrew Kim met with Maeng Kyong Il, the senior official of [North Korea's] United Front Department", News 1's source said.

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National Security Advisor John Bolton said on May 13 that the US government's permanent, verifiable and irreversible dismantling (PVID) means every nuclear weapon should be dismantled and transferred to Oak Ridge and uranium enrichment and plutonium reprocessing capabilities should be removed.

Pompeo spoke about what it was like to meet Kim, whom few Americans have interacted with personally.

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Last month, Pompeo became the first known USA official to meet with Kim, where he helped lay the groundwork for the upcoming meeting with Trump. "He'll probably watch this show at some point".

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