U.S. to help N Korea's economy if it abandons nuclear weapons

Trump Greets 3 Americans Freed by North Korea

Since Trump announced plans to hold a summit with Kim, questions have been raised continually about whether the two leaders have the same objective in mind when they speak about denuclearization.

South Korean foreign minister Kang Kyung-wha praised the upcoming meeting between Trump and Kim as an "historic" opportunity, but added a few notes of skepticism as well.

A day after returning from a trip to Pyongyang, Pompeo said he had "good" and "substantive" conversations with Kim during his visit, during which he secured the release of three Americans who had been detained in North Korea.

"A strategic change in the director for his country and his people, and if he's prepared to do that, President Trump is prepared to assure that this can be a successful transition", he said.

"I want to thank Kim Jong Un", Trump said on the tarmac.

While Kang sought to assure reporters that the USA and South Korea are unified on the matter, she was slightly more moderate on the possibility of relief, saying sanctions must remain in place "until we see visible, meaningful action taken by North Korea on the denuclearization track".

"An agreement with North Korea which reduced tension, while clearly welcome in itself, could well mark the beginning of the end for America's long-standing preponderance in Asia", White said. Then, North Korea gets rid of some nukes.

Rory McIlroy named wealthiest UK Sports star
Northern Ireland's Rory McIlroy has been named the UK's wealthiest sports star aged 30 or under by the Sunday Times Rich List. It said that of the richest 1,000 people in the United Kingdom , 145 were billionaires, compared to 134 past year .

The recent diplomatic developments have given both China and South Korea "every reason to oppose and disregard new sanctions if the United States tries to impose them", said Bilahari Kausikan, the former head of the Foreign Affairs Ministry in Singapore.

Trump also said he wanted to pay his "warmest respects" to the family of Otto Warmbier, the American who was released by the North Koreans in a vegetative state, only to die days later.

The Panmunjom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification was signed by South and North Korean leaders, which laid out a peaceful path forward.

But he stressed that this would require a "robust verification" programme by the United States and other nations. "I think that we're gonna have a success".

Following the Moon-Kim summit, Moon's office said Kim was willing to disclose the process to worldwide experts, but the North's statement on Saturday did not include any mention about allowing experts on the site.

Journalists asked Pompeo what such a denuclearization would look like and if it meant carrying out inspections in North Korean nuclear plants.

If Trump can not get the big breakthrough he wants in denuclearization, he may try instead to negotiate a treaty to establish diplomatic relations with the North and formally end the 1950-53 Korean War, which was halted by an armistice.

Related News:

  • Iran Nuclear Deal: US Reimposing Sanctions Threatens War In Middle East

    Iran Nuclear Deal: US Reimposing Sanctions Threatens War In Middle East

    In Iran , thousands of people continue to take to the streets to protest the United States withdrawal from the nuclear deal. An Iranian spokesman said Zarif will also visit Moscow and Brussels to hold meetings during the current trip.
    Iran: Israeli strikes in Syria are meant to support anti-Assad 'terrorists'

    Iran: Israeli strikes in Syria are meant to support anti-Assad 'terrorists'

    The Sana news agency said Syrian air defences had shot down two Israeli missiles in the Kiswah area on Tuesday. Israel has warned that it will not allow Iran to establish a permanent military presence in Syria.
    Mother's Day: A Celebration in Million Times

    Mother's Day: A Celebration in Million Times

    For all the wonderful moms , Happy Mother's Day! My dad's always been the one that's been, you know, tough on me - the tough love. But while the day isn't as simply sunny as our Instagram feeds make it out to be, it's a day of recognizing nurturing and love.
  • Record setting heat, storms possible for Saturday

    Record setting heat, storms possible for Saturday

    On Wednesday , there's a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, with a high near 79 and a low of about 57. Storm Team 4 meteorologist Lauryn Ricketts said the threat for thunderstorms and showers will start after 5 p.m.
    Political parties planning assassination on me: Mamata Banerjee

    Political parties planning assassination on me: Mamata Banerjee

    Insisting the "conspiracy" didn't scare her, Banerjee said such plans had been "hatched earlier too to kill me". Banerjee revealed that she had prepared a will naming leaders who will take charge of the party in her absence.
    Australia's Deadliest Mass Shooting In Decades Leaves Seven Dead

    Australia's Deadliest Mass Shooting In Decades Leaves Seven Dead

    The bodies of three adults and four children were found at an Osmington property , in the south-west WA on Friday. He said the family hadn't yet issued a public statement and said they were coming to terms with the news.
  • Chinese firm ZTE ends 'major operations' after United States  export ban

    Chinese firm ZTE ends 'major operations' after United States export ban

    As one of the world's largest telecom equipment makers, ZTE relied on USA companies such as Qualcomm and Intel for components. In a statement Wednesday, ZTE said "the major operating activities of the company have ceased".
    12 more people sickened by contaminated eggs from North Carolina farm

    12 more people sickened by contaminated eggs from North Carolina farm

    Eleven people have been hospitalized for complications related to the infections, the CDC said, but no deaths have been reported. The company has started retraining employees and created a position called "Corporate Sanitation Manager", the Star reported.
    Theresa May Splits Cabinet To Seek Brexit Solution

    Theresa May Splits Cabinet To Seek Brexit Solution

    The Sunday Times said May's article was "an appeal for unity as she enters another perilous phase of her premiership". The UK would collect tariffs set by the EU customs union on goods coming into the UK on behalf of the EU.
  • I won't hinder Rooney if he wants to leave Everton, insists Allardyce

    I won't hinder Rooney if he wants to leave Everton, insists Allardyce

    Theo Walcott would love Wayne Rooney to stay at Everton as the former England captain weighs up a switch to DC United in MLS. They are keen for Rooney's arrival to coincide with the unveiling of their new arena - the Audi Field Stadium - on July 14.
    Maile's walk-off blast leads Jays past Red Sox

    Maile's walk-off blast leads Jays past Red Sox

    Some relief from interesting week? "It was good to get back out there", Price said. "That's good to have that feeling out there". Catcher Luke Maile , the walk-off hero in a 12-inning win over the Red Sox Friday night, had four strikeouts Saturday.
    Bangladesh launches its first satellite

    Bangladesh launches its first satellite

    Friday's second effort from SpaceX, formally known as Space Exploration technology, did actually have gone off with out a hitch. The Falcon 9 will eventually transport astronauts to the ISS under NASA's Commercial Crew Program.


Most liked

Dame Tessa Jowell's career in politics
Sky News broadcaster Kay Burley shared a picture of her with Dame Tessa on Twitter with the caption: "RIP Tessa Jowell ". Every single one has recognised how special she was, and everyone is sending love and condolences to her family.

Manchester United custodian David de Gea reacts to clinching maiden Golden Glove
With 18 clean sheets in a season, he has won the golden gauntlet for the very first time in his Manchester United career. Manchester United goalkeeper, David De Gea has won the Premier League Golden Glove award this season.

BlackBerry sends out invites for the launch of KEY2
This is contrary to the back panel on the BlackBerry KEYone that didn't have a textured design above the rear camera setup. The company's official Twitter handle posted the invite for the launch of the device, which will be held in NY on June 7.

Pakistan's National Security Council calls for meet after Nawaz Sharif's 26/11 addmission
It must be noted that Pakistan had been denying involvement in Mumbai attacks despite evidence provided by the Indian government. Almighty has made Pakistan a nuclear state. "I am fully cognizant of the complete phases of the Mumbai attacks case".

Form Mumbai Indians face resurgent RR as battle for playoff spot continues
I will try to give my best when I go there (to England ) but right now this is an important stage of the tournament (in IPL). These wins have seen three-time champions Mumbai jump to the fourth spot despite a disastrous start to their campaign.

Thiem books final place in Madrid
The German won five ATP World Tour titles in 2017 and is headed toward the fourth Masters 1000 final of his young career. His long absence has taken him out of the seedings, ranked 25, and raises questions about his match-fitness.

Days After Being Nerfed, Thanos in Fortnite is Getting an Attack Buff
Also counted among the survivors: Black Panther's Nakia , who according to the brothers is out on missions, "deep undercover". Following the release of The Avengers: Infinity War , a batch of Avengers 4 rumors claiming to be leaks hits the net.

Harvick finishes strong for fifth win of season
The final caution flag resulted in a 13 minute and 13 second red flag when seven cars tangled on the frontstretch. We had good speed in the sun and the sun went down and we lost a little something. "I'm sure just uncalled for".

President Trump Urging Automakers to Make Cars in US
The administration is renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement to help accomplish that. Leaks about the Trump EPA plan already have provoked a suit from California and 16 other states.

Indian soldier killed in Pulwama
The militants managed to escape while taking advantage of darkness amid stone pelting in the area. In the initial exchange of fire, CRPF jawan Mandeep Kumar sustained injuries and later succumbed.

8-Bit 'Bloodstained' Spin-Off to Come Out in May
BloodStained: Curse of the Moon will be available May 24th on the Playstation 4, PC, PS Vita, Switch, and Xbox One for $9.99. In Curse of the Moon , players will take control of four different characters: Zangetsu, Miriam, Gebel and Alfred.

Mercedes set the pace in practice for Spanish GP
What else did we learn from qualifying? "I got a decent lap", said Bottas, who was leading in Azerbaijan when a tire blew near the end of the race.

Seattle Mariners vs. Detroit Tigers, 5-13-2018 - Expert Prediction
According to oddsmakers, the Mariners are favored on the road today, as they are getting odds of -200 to win . Gardenhire said slugger Miguel Cabrera , on the DL with a right hamstring strain, is progressing.

Google Assistant-compatible Xiaomi smart home products arriving soon
Xiaomi announced that they will be bringing smart home devices including, Mi Bedside Lamp , Mi LED Smart Bulb and Mi Smart Plug . After announcing Xiaomi Redmi S2, the Chinese brand might be getting ready for their next flagship device.

Kane still eyeing Golden Boot despite three-goal deficit on Salah
In transfer windows, you can never put your finger on it, but it is a big attraction, a massive new stadium, a great team. The team was complete, unbelievable with the fans, without the corner, remember, at White Hart Lane.