North Korea’s chief Kim Jong Un (L) shakes fingers with US President Donald Trump (R) after collaborating in a signing ceremony on the finish of their historic US-North Korea summit, on the Capella Resort on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018.
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North Korea’s Kim Jong Un obtained a private letter from President Donald Trump, the communist dictatorship’s state media reported over the weekend.
Kim mentioned the letter “is of excellent content,” based on the Korean Central Information Company. Extra particulars about what was within the dispatch weren’t offered.
“Kim Jong Un said that he would seriously contemplate the interesting content,” the state information company reported.
The White Home couldn’t be instantly reached for remark.
Trump has walked a controversial line in his relationship with Kim, at occasions expressing affection for the North Korean dictator whereas at different occasions threatening Pyongyang if it doesn’t comply along with his calls for.
Final month, the North take a look at fired missiles, which Trump’s nationwide safety advisor John Bolton mentioned violated a U.N. Safety Council decision.
However Trump had largely downplayed these exams and expressed confidence that the U.S. and North Korea will attain a deal on its nuclear program.
On the time, Trump mentioned he believed Kim would do nothing to intrude with the “great economic potential” of North Korea.
“He also knows that I am with him & does not want to break his promise to me,” Trump mentioned of Kim.
Trump has held two summits with the North Korean chief, first in Singapore after which in Vietnam. The February summit in Vietnam, nevertheless, abruptly ended with out an settlement when the North demanded an finish to sanctions and Trump reportedly handed a word to Kim demanding that he flip over his nukes.
In April, the North additionally mentioned it examined a brand new tactical guided weapon. The take a look at got here lower than two months after the failed Vietnam summit and was the primary public weapons take a look at by the North because the historic Singapore summit.