Anaheim, Mike Pompeo, Washington discussed on Morning Edition

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China is responding today to president trump's decision to pull out of the first ever presidential summit between the us and north korea china's been pushing the two countries for years to hold direct talks today and insisted that it's going to keep trying npr's anthony kuhn reports from beijing at routine press briefing foreign ministry spokesman liu cong noted that both washington in pyongyang or leaving options open to go ahead with the summit when feet on tommy song we strongly hope that north korea and the us will cherish the recent positive progress he said stay patient demonstrate goodwill and stay committed to a nuclearfree korean peninsula lou added that china's position in favor of negotiations and nuclear disarmament hasn't wavered for years josh wish anaheim based independent hand list says china's bottom line that it doesn't want war or instability on his doorstep remains unchanged and he says despite president trump's pull out things still look better than late last year when washington and pyongyang we're exchanging military threats given the two sides long history of mistrust he adds the pull out his hardly surprising to clone which although this is a big setback after several rounds of diplomatic progress he says the positive results of all that diplomacy are still there one such result is direct diplomacy between pyongyang and washington secretary of state mike pompeo has now been dip young young twice president trump remarked though that north korean leader kim jong un seemed to.

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