Jump to content
BANGKOK 18 November 2018 22:18
webfact

Trump says expects 'signing' after 'very good' talks with Kim

Recommended Posts

Trump says expects 'signing' after 'very good' talks with Kim

 

2018-06-12T050314Z_1_LYNXMPEE5B0A3_RTROPTP_4_NORTHKOREA-USA.JPG

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walk in the Capella Hotel after their working lunch, on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018. Anthony Wallace/Pool via Reuters

 

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday a summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jung Un had made "a lot of progress" and said the two sides expected to sign an unspecified agreement.

 

Asked by reporters how the talks were going, Trump said: "A lot of progress - really very positive. I think better than anybody could have expected. Top of the line, very good. We're going now for a signing." He gave no further details.

 

Trump made the remarks as he and a Kim walked around Singapore's Capella hotel after a working lunch aimed at discussing ways to end the nuclear standoff on the Korean peninsula.

 

(Reporting by Steve Holland; Editing by Miral Fahmy and Kevin Krolicki)

 
reuters_logo.jpg
-- © Copyright Reuters 2018-06-12

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, FritsSikkink said:

They are going to build a Trump hotel and Trump golf course in NK. Ivanka can sell hand bags there too.

Less sanctions against NK.

:violin:

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)
27 minutes ago, thaibeachlovers said:

It's been signed, but we don't yet know what is in it.

I suspect the reason for not saying so was so other world leaders could be briefed on the contents first as the contents of the document(s) were only finalised minutes before the signing.

Edited by Basil B
  • Like 2

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
26 minutes ago, FritsSikkink said:

They are going to build a Trump hotel and Trump golf course in NK. Ivanka can sell hand bags there too.

Less sanctions against NK.

But NK can only buy American goods...

  • Like 1
  • Haha 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Posted (edited)

I think it's modestly important to remember that Kim by all accounts had his half brother assassinated in Malaysia last year via the use of a VX nerve agent. That's the guy whom Trump is making deals with now.

 

Kind of wonder what kind of precautions the U.S. Secret Service might have had for this Trump-Kim meeting, and similarly will have should a future White House visit for Kim materialize.

 

But more to the broader point, if something of real value/progress really comes from this -- as opposed to merely a Trump self-glorification escapade -- then I'll give him all the credit he deserves.  Perhaps it takes one dotard/lunatic to understand and deal with a fellow dotard/lunatic.

 

Meanwhile, it also will be interesting to see what Trump has done here in regards to U.S. protections for Japan and S. Korea, both against N. Korea and China. Does his supposed deal with Kim compromise U.S. protections for those two allies?

 

 

Edited by TallGuyJohninBKK
  • Like 1
  • Haha 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

They'll go play a round of golf now to cement their friendships.

 

They'll both report back that they traded hole in ones for hole in ones.

 

It will be a beautiful relationship.

  • Sad 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

Sponsors
×