caption North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump during their summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. source Kevin Lim/The Strait Times/Handout/Getty Earlier this week, President Donald Trump abruptly canceled secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s trip to North Korea. Trump cited China’s “tremendous pressure” against North Korea as a factor in the derailed negotiations with Pyongyang. But several reports indicated Trump may have agreed to an off-the-cuff, verbal contract with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to formally end the Korean War. The US has insisted that such a move must be preconditioned by steps toward denuclearization. Experts say the Trump administration is to blame for apparent confusion, and that it is scapegoating China for the state of US-North Korea relations. North Korea’s “belligerent” letter to President Donald Trump and the abrupt cancellation of secretary of state Mike Pompeo’s trip to Pyongyang was all it took to throw cold water on the peaceful overtures following the Singapore summit in June. But amid the diplomatic impasse, Trump publicized his “very good” and “warm” relationship with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and found a scapegoat for the derailment of US-North Korean relations: China. In several tweets this… Read full this story
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