Thursday, June 7, 2018

THREATS FROM NORTH KOREA: Discussions continue at inter-Korean border

Washington and Pyongyang continued their discussions at the inter-Korean border on Wednesday to fine-tune the details for the June 12th summit in Singapore between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

The working level officials of the US and North Korea met again at the inter-Korean border village of Panmunjom to discuss the agenda for next week's summit. The American delegation led by US ambassador to the Philippines, Sung Kim, sat down with Choe Son-hui, North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister, for about five hours to fine-tune the details, including the speed of Pyongyang's denuclearization.

Meanwhile, Kim Chang-son, chief of staff to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, arrived on Beijing on Wednesday following his meetings with the US delegation in Singapore to discuss logistics ahead of the summit.

Sources in Beijing say Kim Chang-son will soo make his way to Pyongyang to report the outcome of the meetings to Kim Jong-un. Seeing that Kim Chang-son left Singapore following series of talks with White House Deputy Chief of Staff Joe Hagin, sources also say general preparations for the summit may have come to an end.

Source: Arirang News

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