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Trump: ‘Substantial likelihood’ summit with Kim will no longer trudge ahead 0

Trump: ‘Substantial likelihood’ summit with Kim will no longer trudge ahead

US President Donald Trump has done little to quell mounting uncertainty surrounding a hallmark meeting with North Korea’s leader planned for next month, as he held key talks with his South Korean counterpart at the White House. Trump is scheduled to meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12, but in recent weeks concerns have been raised over whether the summit will…

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Donald Trump: Singapore to host summit with Kim Jong-un

US President Donald Trump announced he will hold talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12. Trump made the announcement on social media on Thursday just hours after welcoming three Americans freed from prison in North Korea as they arrived back in the United States. The Kim-Trump meeting will be the first…

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North Korea frees US prisoners sooner than Trump-Kim summit

North Korea released three US citizens from prison following a visit to Pyongyang by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo ahead of a historic meeting between both countries’ leaders. The three Americans appear in “good health”, US President Donald Trump said in a tweet on Wednesday. Trump added the time and date for the future meeting between himself and…

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Arab leaders soundless on Syria strikes at Saudi summit

Leaders at the Arab League summit have failed to discuss the US-led strikes that came as a result of the “criminal” alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria. The summit took place in Saudi Arabia on Sunday, a day after the coordinated attacks by the US, UK and France on three sites allegedly linked to the production of…

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Date build for first inter-Korean summit since 2007

North and South Korea have agreed to hold the first inter-Korean summit since 2007 on April 27, South Korean government officials say after holding high-level talks with their North Korean counterparts. The announcement on Thursday followed preparatory talks in the border village of Panmunjom inside the Demilitarised Zone. The South Korean delegation was led by Cho Myoung-gyon,…

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US-North Korea Summit is no longer any step forward

US President Donald Trump meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un? The notion appeared illusory over the past months as tensions have been building between Washington and Pyongyang over North Korea’s repeated provocations and advancement of its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. But things have dramatically shifted in recent weeks, starting with a series of…

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Qatar ‘ready to comprehend part’ in US-GCC summit

Qatar’s foreign minister has said that his country is willing to participate in a US-GCC summit next spring, provided that the blockading countries’ motivation is based on real will and not coercion.  Speaking at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, DC, on Thursday, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said that any solution to the…