13 Jun '18, 4pm

North Korea Says It Won Major Concessions From Trump in Singapore

They got few new clues on Wednesday. The joint statement that Mr. Kim and Mr. Trump signed on Tuesday contained vaguely worded commitments to “complete denuclearization,” “new” relations between their countries and a “peace regime” on the peninsula. In many ways, it was a rehash of agreements that the two nations had reached in the past but never honored. Only after the signing ceremony did it emerge that more commitments had apparently been made. In a post-summit news conference on Tuesday, Mr. Trump announced that the United States would end joint military exercises with its South Korean allies, which Pyongyang has long denounced as rehearsals for an invasion of the North. The news appeared to catch both the South Korean government and the United States military off guard. On Wednesday, the office of President Moon Jae-in in Seoul appeared to endorse Mr. Trump’s decision...

Full article: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/13/world/asia/trump-kim-s...

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