United States delegation extends stay in Seoul for summit preparation talks

Geneva Stokes
June 5, 2018

Last week, Trump abruptly pulled out from the historic planned summit with Kim scheduled to take place on June 12 in Singapore, citing hostile comments made by Pyongyang. It was inside an envelope almost as large as a folded newspaper.

This guy even worked LeBron into his tweet.

Pompeo was in the room as Trump and Kim Yong Chol met.

Some Twitter users were quick to point out that holding an envelope that size might make one's hands look small.

The June 12 meeting could be just the beginning of more talks, Trump reportedly said.

Naturally, when media personnel wanted to know more about the letter, the US President responded saying, "That letter was a very nice letter".

Trump later teased the contents of the letter, but told reporters he hadn't yet opened it. "I haven't opened it", he said.

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"I am sure that he will achieve the final victory and realize the reunification of Korea without fail", Assad said.

Rest assured, though, that the Secret Service examined the yuge envelope for anything risky before it was given to the president.

He added: "I may be in for a big surprise, folks". At least that is the latest message.

Yet he also said hard work remains including hurdles that may appear to be insurmountable as negotiations progress on the USA demand for North Korea's complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation. "Withdrawing from talks with #NKorea is 100% the right decision".

The U.S. secretary of state, who spoke with Trump on Wednesday night and with National Security Adviser John Bolton early Thursday, was accompanied by Andrew Kim, the head of a Central Intelligence Agency unit assigned to work on North Korea, and Mark Lambert, the head of the State Department's Korea desk.

"And I think we're over that, totally over that, and now we're going to deal, and start a process". Trump, however, credited Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with forming a "very good relationship" with North Korea, leading to the release of American hostages and the beginning of talks.

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