"Countries Have Done Bad Things": Trump Downplays North Korea's Abuses

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Pompeo's comments came after North Korean state media reported on Wednesday that Trump had agreed to a "step-by-step" process, suggesting that North Korea would gain concessions from the U.S. at the same time.

"Everybody can now feel much safer than the day I took office", he wrote on Twitter. He tweeted Wednesday that "there is no longer a nuclear threat from North Korea" as a result of his work, and he has been critical of the press for its general disparagement of the summit.

At the same time, Trump has been quick to criticize US allies, including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada, with whom he'd met at the G-7 summit just before departing for Singapore.

On human rights, Trump said Tuesday's meetings only very briefly touched on the topic but that the two sides would discuss it more in the future.

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe spoke to Donald Trump after the summit, saying there was "great meaning in Chairman Kim's clearly confirming to President Trump the complete denuclearisation".

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said that there will be no sanctions relief for North Korea until it has denuclearised in a way that is "complete, verifiable and irreversible".

However speaking opposite Secretary Pompeo on Thursday, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha said decisions to suspend the exercises would "require consultations". -South Korean air combat exercises.

"Sanctions played a big role, but they'll come off at that point, I hope it's going to be soon", he said, adding he looked forward to taking them off.
Mr Trump said he wanted to see USA troops withdraw from the South.

Whether or not the succeeding negotiations lead to fruition, Cabalza said North Korea will still have its nuclear weapon.

Japanese officials are planning to unofficially consult with North Korean officials during a two-day global conference in Mongolia through Friday.

In a post-summit interview with ABC News, the president said he was confident that the agreement meant full denuclearisation. "The V matters", he said.

According to Trump's own State Department, Kim's regime holds between 80,000 and 120,000 political prisoners in forced labor camps, facing torture and forced starvation. First he insisted, "It's in the statement".

Ji-won, I see you are at the International Media Center.

Pompeo attacks reporter and anyone who questions whether CVID made it into statement: "I find that question insulting and ridiculous and, frankly, ludicrous".

"If they end these exercises then people in South Korea will begin to question why are USA troops even there?"

"But he's still done some really bad things", Baier said. "Kim gave us so little, you have to promise more than Kim did when you sign the iTunes user agreement - and I'm not making that up".

"And then Trump comes in to try to broker a peace deal, gives up nearly nothing", the Fox host continued on.

After calling the dictator a "tough guy", "smart", and someone who "loves his people", Trump shrugged off a question about his human rights abuses, echoing his remark previous year that while Russian president Vladimir Putin is a killer, "There are a lot of killers".

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