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Kim Jong Un leaves on train for Vietnam summit
"Thirty nine North Korean leader, Kim Jong Hoon is heading to Hanoi. Vietnam for a second summit with President Trump beginning this Wednesday, BBC news. Correspondent Laura bicker. Says Kim is currently on route was made just hours after Kim Dong in distinctive green and yellow armor train crossed over the border into China. The journey. Vietnam is expected to take up to sixty hours. He's thought to be traveling with his sister and one of his key negotiators the former general Kim Young toll there speculation that Mr Kim Wiltshire. Some key business sites in Vietnam ahead of the summit. The departure confirmed by North Korean state media is the first official acknowledgement that the talks are taking
"kim dong" Discussed on WAFS Biz 1190
"Well that's right i mean the united states and we heard from the u s secretary of state mike pompeo he said last night in a news conference that the us demands have not changed and that is they want complete verifiable irreversible denuclearization and that's a lot to ask of kim dong moon and the north koreans to get that at least today so perhaps that's why they've abbreviated this initial summit already we've heard from the white house that this is gonna take multiple meetings sarah huckabee sanders said it could take upwards of five meetings between the two gentlemen we've also learned that there have been various invitations back and forth to the two gentlemen either donald trump said he'd be open i'm not sure if he actually has given an invitation to the white house but he'd be open to inviting kim jong into the white house as well as maralago and that big letter that was sent by north korea non void to the white house last week well that is reported to have included invitation from kim dolan to pyongyang no details on whether either gentlemen actually did receive invitations and they've accepted them but at least they are opening are open to continuing a dialogue donald trump said he would know within the first few minutes whether kim jong un was sincere in his pledges next on the countdown to embassy is all important saudi decision what would inclusion means for ford and huber.
"kim dong" Discussed on WSB-AM
"Trump and kim facetoface the historic salt from abc news headquarters here is correspondent aaron katersky they shook hands they broke red and we wait now for the results of the very first meeting between an american president and a leader of north korea it's ongoing now in singapore at the outset president trump predicted a terrific relationship would emerge with kim jong un abc's jim heat show is there in singapore live for us in the lunchtime heat jew he you travel there from seoul and i imagine a terrific relationship between president trump and kim jong un was rather unimaginable just a short time ago absolutely unimaginable but i wanted to point out that you know i was there at the injured korea summit back in april and kim dong when he first appeared inside of international media television he looked a little tense to meet president moon although he joked and all that but that was probably a calculated move but this time he seemed pretty relaxed when he saw president trump so he's getting used to this international attention so and and it was you know kim who helped usher the president moon across barriers and borders and doing the very same thing now with the with the american president how's it play in in seoul and so i.
"kim dong" Discussed on KOMO
"It doesn't that's okay too whatever it is it is that clears things up the president welcoming south korean president mugabe into the white house yesterday with the two leaders huddled around the june twelfth summit with kim jong un some of the now seems increasingly uncertain joining me on the komo news line with the latest abc's karen travers at the white house and karen the white house moving forward if this meeting is going to happen right are there is a team of top white house officials who are heading to singapore this weekend to meet with north korean officials to hammer out more planning and logistics for the june twelfth summit president trump at kim jong from that standpoint it's full steam ahead and the white house has said now for about two weeks until they have construction from north korea that this was off or that they were pulling out there moving forward they have to for the planning now that sad the president said yesterday there's a very good chance the meeting happened but in almost the same breath he said there's a very cancelled chance it doesn't on june twelfth that these conversations have to continue for hops the talks move past that june twelfth meeting and they just can't sit down at that point what is the uncertainty why why does this why is still in doubt questions now about whether kim jong curious about giving up nuclear weapons there's a big thing today where they're taking foreign journalists to nuclear test site in order to see them blowing it up and that a sign at the white house saying okay they're making gestures but denuclearization might mean different things to the trump administration and became john lewis and the question is what is he willing to give up the president is willing to offer a lot to the north korea dictator he really is i mean he has put it all on the table he has said that he is willing to promise no regime change from the united states that kim jong and we'll have protection there will be private investment from the united states and don't try to get other countries in the region on board to boost up north korea's agriculture infrastructure and electric grid things that they need kim dong knows what the.
"kim dong" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Congratulations on being in this country graduations are being alive unlike otto warmbier the names are barely alive when trump did acknowledge him to kim dong tool kim hak sung and tony kim they're all kim and apparently one of them spoke with interpreted i don't know if any of them speak english or not but at least the one who spoke at andrews spoke through an interpreter well they are back welcome home gas also recuse the what were they were calling the shadow war between israel and iran has come out into the open shooting back and forth last night iran fired twenty rockets is real into the golan heights the golan heights you and i both been heights absolutely that's the bird's eye view of israel up there right there yeah but when you best with israel man they come flying right back you know screw hammered they hammered syrian air force bases they say they took out the infrastructure there in iran's infrastructure there in syria israel they don't mess around they do not mess around that's what the real that's what i learned when i went over a couple of years ago and talking to the people of israel i was purely a vacation but the best strength they have is that they scare their opponents so i think you know the defense minister had a great quote he said if you give us rain you will get a flood yeah that's what happened by the way none of those rockets that iran fired over got anywhere because israel has that iron dome they call it where they can take down the missiles headed their way so they shot them down nobody was injured in israel side but israel really took out a lot of air force base and we'll have a live report from israel later this morning big story because as soon as by the way when all this is going down with iran and all of a sudden there was all the rumblings of war with israel so this is this is what it's all about here the question is did this war heat up because trump has pulled out of the agreement i tend to think iran was meddling in their anywhere they were gearing up for this oh that was of the.
"kim dong" Discussed on TalkRadio 630 KHOW
"Information rudy giuliani has resigned from his law firm after partners got fed up with his over the top media appearances according to a new report where's this where's this the new york post the exmayor took a leave of absence in april from the firm greenberg tar tori to defend trump in special counsel robert mueller's russia probe and other controversies including the stormy daniels case we just talked about but the firm said today that he had quit the day before the new york times reported after recognizing that this work is all consuming and his lasting longer than initially anticipated rudy has determined it is best for him to resign said the firm's chairman your honor i rest my case don't try your cases in the press i've said it wants to upset at a thousand times my lawyer andy lester gave me the best legal advice i ever got and that was before that was between the time i left dhs and the congressional investigation started told me to keep my mouth shut not talk to the media we didn't talk to the media time cain pam homerun we let it rip three men kim hawk song tony kim kim dong tool i'm not going to make a joke about some team wal holy food banged the al some team won't remember some team wal holy phuc banged oh and we too low we too low and bang the l how could you forget that angie was a long time ago was a long time ago but it never gets old does it never gets old those three guys arrived at andrews air force base just outside washington dc last night they were released by the supreme leader kim jong un and picked up by secretary of state mike mike pompeo now let's remember kim jong un and by the way can we just remind people some something a young is not his last night his last name is kim kim jong let's never forget that he should not be treated as some great humanitarian he captured and imprisoned these three men in remember he also captured tortured was responsible for the death of otto warmbier about a year ago nevertheless kim did release these men in the run up to the expected summit with let's just calling president don let's see what this is pretend everybody's last names are first name president dawn now if kim jong.
"kim dong" Discussed on The Michael Knowles Show
"Three i'm right of course when she was called at three am with in benghazi and when she lost the election she didn't pick up but what donald trump is saying as two am to am at middle of the night happened i'm here the hostages have all donald trump imagine imagine that you are one of these hostages was held for a pretty long time some of the other ones are more recently twenty seventeen and afterward one of the hostages kim dong schule was arrested october twenty fifteen sentenced to ten years of hard labor imagine just imagine this you are kim dong schule you've been in north korean prison since two thousand fifteen then some guinan mike pompeo shows up and he says you're coming back to america you'd have been in prison now for three years and the sky mike poor you mike pompeii all i'm the cia director oyo k who's the president who's the president who got me freed of this prison donald trump i would send me is head must have exploded what he say i'm clearly i'm i died in prison i clearly in a fantasy land right now unbelievable we'll get to what this means for barack obama and just one second i have to think blue apron wonderful really wonderful sponsor of the show that i was just eating about twelve hours ago i eat this is like all i eat any more is blue apron it is so so good blue apron is the leading meal delivery kit service in the us while many people know what they do you probably don't know the kinds of meals that you get these meals are delicious i i really mean it is almost all that i eat knee more especially because i have sweet little at lisa to cook them you know and the sweet little lace is not included when you subscribe by the way blue apron is the number one afresh ingredient recipe delivery service in the country you're not just going to get a cheeseburger or something you're going to get short rib burgers with a hoppy cheddar sauce on a pretzel bun you're gonna get seared steaks and time pan sauce green beans crispy shallots it's all really good it's all really really good you can get the two.
Hawaii volcano threatens power plant; mass evacuations possible
"This is a fox news alert president trump has a date with kim jong un i'm chris foster fox news the president's we in just a few minutes ago the highly anticipated meeting between kim jong un and myself will take place in singapore on june twelfth we will both try to make it a very special moment for world peace was a goodwill gesture ahead of that meeting three american citizens are now back in the us freed from prison in north korea more now on those now former prisoners from fox's rachel sutherland in dc kris kim dong tool tony ken and ken hawk sun waved and flashed signs as they stepped onto american soil vice president mike pence told abc news one of the detainees made unusual request during a stop in alaska the step off the plane daylight a very long time president trump told reporters joint base andrews he's honored by the release of the prisoners honor is going to be if we have a victory in getting rid of nuclear weap on three freed korean americans are undergoing medical evacuations chris rachel thanks people living near a lava oozing volcano in hawaii are warranted could get worse it's been nearly a century since the kilowatt volcano sent boulders and ask shooting from its summit but scientists say that's exactly what could happen in the coming weeks a summit explosion from it could release ash steam and sulphur dioxide into the air the volcano started erupting in a residential area last week with lava being released from vents that opened in the neighborhood so far it's destroyed thirty six structures including twenty six homes a geothermal energy plant near the lava outbreak is ramping up its removal of stored flammable gas which will be hazardous if a volcanic event opened under that facility tanya j powers fox news.
"kim dong" Discussed on X96
"How long you live good for him let's see president trump and milania met the three americans who were released from korea at an airbase in maryland trump praised north the north korean leader kim jong un and said that the end goal was to denuclearized korean peninsula the three americans way waving their hands flashing signs the freed prisoners kim dong tool tony kim and kim hyuk song descended the stairs of their plain flanked by the president and senior administration officials i don't i have not read yet tonight of been meaning to look into it why they were in frizzell in north korea while they was espionage that with the they said they were that's what they said what they said was a teacher and he was cited for causing a disturbance or something like that sometimes the i know people have been arrested in north korea for going there to try to pass out bibles oh they're like that so i don't know if that was part of that but it has happened i let's see they've row the now here locally sean french wanted in the killing of fifteen year old bailey bagshaw has been arrested he was arrested in colorado yesterday after a two day manhunt salt lake police said that they now consider him a suspect in the teenager's death previously they said he was only a person of interest bailey's mother shawna bagshaw said that while she remains devastated she felt some relief that an arrest had been made in the murder of her fifteen year old daughter what i knew of him i feel was a big lie bagshaw said referring to mister french she declined to elaborate liberate but there was so apparently shawn french used to live in the same house as bailey and her family they investigators declined to say how long or how recently he had lived there the suspect's father darryl french said that his son lived with bailey's family at least since twenty sixteen at christmas time a he also said he felt relieved that his son was in custody adding he'd been worried about his son state of mind and what he might do apparently he has some violence issues there are some comments about that as well me love has done something that we can or is doing something that we could applaud why let's that she said wednesday that.
"kim dong" Discussed on KBNP AM 1410
"With the covering a number of things here today trump withdrawals from the iran nuke deal finding allies while putting the us i just how flawed worthy compliance standards driving his decision we of course been impounding home this for the last couple of days we shall continue also trump got most of what he wanted from these gop primaries yesterday how does this really help the republicans in the two thousand eighteen midterms and also north korea says three american prisoners what's next as usa today is telling us excuse me north korea released three american detainees wednesday the communist country's latest gesture of goodwill toward the united states in advance of an unprecedented summit between leaders kim jong on and president trump trump announced their release on twitter he said a time and date for the two leaders summit has been set and that he will announce both within three days the meeting will not be on the demilitarized zone between north korea and south korea trump told reporters he went on to say quote i am pleased to to inform you that secretary of state mike pompeo was in the air and on his way back from north korea with the three wonderful gentleman that everyone is looking forward to meeting also good meeting with kim jong on date and place set usa today goes onto say the three men kimhok song also known as jin's who song tony kim also known as kim song book and kim dong were seized between two thousand fifteen and two thousand seventeen and accused of anti state offenses all travelled to the isolated nation to help it's twenty five million citizens all were sentenced to years north korea's brutal camps but now there seemed to be in good health and everyone with great alacrity anticipates their arrival and meeting with the president we have assisting in the opening and analyzing oh for the show olympia knows public i should say policy analyst at the heritage foundation she has bimonthly column in forbes in her commentary has also appeared in outlets such as the washington post the national interest and the diplomats she's here to chat with us about north korea's releasing of these hostages and what it means for the meeting with president trump in the weeks ahead i'll let you could have you back how are you today.
"kim dong" Discussed on WPRO 630AM
"Well any moment now hopefully we will see the former north korean hostages tony kim kim hawk song and kim dong jewel these are three hostages that have been held in north korea tony kim one of the hostages fifty nine years of age spent a month last year teaching in north korea as he went to board a plane on april twenty second of twenty seventeen to leave authorities arrested him on unknown charges kim who is originally from south korea but later became a us citizen lived in north korea with his wife who reportedly still lives in the country kim hawk song also worked at a university in north korea north korean officials arrested him in early may two weeks after snatching tony kim for committing what the north korean state media described as hostile acts it's unclear still at their detainment are connected in in any way kim originally from china is an agricultural consultant who came to the united states in the nineteen nineties and later earned us citizenship he then moved back to china to study agriculture and later to north korea the longest imprison american in north korea is come don jewel in his mid sixties north green authorities arrested him in october of twenty fifteen later sentenced him to ten years of hard labor for espionage and subversion kim lived in a chinese city near the border with north korea and had worked as the head of a hotel services company in the special economic zone between the two countries since two thousand one it'll be interesting to see if they make the note here this is dot com north korean prisons are notorious notoriously brutal and it's not yet clear what condition the men are in yeah that's something i i guess that is.
"kim dong" Discussed on WIBC 93.1FM
"Seventeen and kim dong troll who was arrested in two thousand fifteen and had been sentenced to ten years of hard labor lauren blanchard if the state department president trump had the first lady will be joint base andrews to greet the free prisoners on their arrival in about three hours from now the three men released by kim jong hoon to secretary of state mike pompeo during a beating wednesday in peel gang we're final details of the summit were worked out we picked a time we picked a place for the meeting or summit as you like to call it and i think it'll be very successful but as i always say who knows who knows what's going to happen but it's going to be a very important event resident trump would not share the details of the where the wind but fox's chief white house correspondent john roberts reports exits expected to take place in early june in singapore president also with more tough talk for iran the day after announcing that the us is exiting the iran nuclear deal president trump warned iran not to continue development on its nuclear weapons program i don't think they should do that i would advise iran not to start their nuclear program i would advise them very strongly if they do there will be very severe consequence britain france germany russia and china had all urged president trump not to abandon the agreement and most of those nations have signalled a determination to try to keep the deal alive jon decker at the white house the arrows were all pointing up on wall street on wednesday the dow adding one hundred eighty two points overnight dow futures are nearly fifty points higher fox news fair and balanced.
"kim dong" Discussed on NPR News Now
"Live from npr news in washington i'm janine herbst north korea's state news agency says the country released three american prisoners as a response to an official suggestion from president trump as npr's michele keleman reports the three men are expected to arrive at joint base andrews overnight north korean officials gave the three men amnesty warning the visiting u s secretary of state mike pompeo that the men shouldn't make the same mistakes again all three or korean americans who were accused of hostile acts against the country the family of tony kim thanked all those who worked for his return and credited president trump for engaging directly with north korea he and one other american kim hawk zone were teaching pyongyang university for science and technology when they were arrested last year businessman kim dong chew was arrested in october twenty fifteen michele keleman npr news the state department gina hassle president trump's nominee to head the cia so she doesn't think that torture works facing tough questions in the senate intelligence committee today in her confirmation hearing show so said she would not carry out any presidential order that she felt was immoral my moral compass is strong i would not allow cia to undertake activity that i thought was immoral even if it was technically legal i would absolutely not permitted hezbollah is the current acting cia director and if confirmed she will officially become the agency's first female chief a lawsuit challenging president trump's decision to end a special status for certain immigrant groups has been amended to include honduran immigrants and fears richard gonzalez has more the expended lawsuit was filed in federal court in boston by the massachusetts best lawyers committee for civil rights and economic justice it argues that the administration's decision to end temporary protected status or tps for salvadorans haitians and now honduras.
Trump orders Pentagon to consider reducing U.S. troops in South Korea: report
"New york times reports president trump has ordered the pentagon to prepare a plan to reduce the number of us troops stationed in south korea the report came as the us and north korea making plans for an unprecedented summit between trump and north korean leader kim jong on to be held in may or june this week reports emerged that three us citizens imprisoned in north korea have been relocated to a hotel in pyongyang ahead of their imminent release president trump's lawyer rudy giuliani had said the trio would have been released yesterday tony kim tim huck song and kim dong were convicted on espionage charges and sentenced to long prison terms that's believed north korea is preparing to return them to the us as a goodwill gesture the us justice department charged a former volkswagen ceo with criminal conspiracy thursday over his role in rigging diesel engines to circumvent air pollution standards a federal grand jury indictment unsealed in detroit says ceo martin vinter corn new in two thousand fourteen that is companies cars contained software that lowered carbon dioxide emissions under testing conditions even though the course emissions rose dramatically under real world conditions volkswagen.
"kim dong" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"I think it is very fair for me to say he may not want to say but i will see an expert on north korea both from his professional career and also for his his avocation interest let's put it like that jack as a story this broken late tonight that a three american christians three gentlemen all us citizens kimhok song tony kim and kim dong tool have been moved out of a hard labor camp to a hotel on the outskirts of pyongyang now tony kim was arrested about a year ago he had taught at a university peon university for science and technology the country's only privately run institution academic institution a month later another christian professor kim hawk song was also arrested in both of them were charged with simply hostile acts now a third person fella named kim jong chula koreanamerican missionary have been arrested in october two thousand fifteen and in march of two thousand sixteen sentenced to ten years of her labor for subversion john bolton is quoted as saying if north korea releases the detained americans before the north us summit it will be an opportunity to demonstrate their authenticity what do you make of this development i know it's so late you probably even had a chance to read it but what do you make of this why i think it's certainly very positive it certainly points to more positively than what has occurred in the past when when when talks have occurred and tell us about the video did you send to me the other day it was incredible concert in which obviously the guests of honor worthy the two leaders of north and south korea along with i believe it was kim jong hoon sister who accompanied him and of course the was his wife oh it was his wife his wife was there in the sister was all was also there.
"kim dong" Discussed on Monocle 24: The Briefing
"Oh i think it's extremely significant as you point out at the time that a north korean leader set foot officially on south korean territory symbolic importance of that is huge it's a misery i think of the confidence of kim jong un that he's winning to take that step it also i think reflects the rather school way in which the north koreans have played the propaganda game of managing that public diplomacy this will look good for kim jong un it's also i think a welcome indication of the commitment of both the career to try and emphasize the importance of dialogue and negotiation coming on the back of course of the pm chain he sued him picks president moon has high expectations that this will be an opportunity to both demonstrate his his own boldness in supporting dialogue and to then thinking tombs of two coal elements of any agreement that may come out this meeting i think that is probably going to be something in which both sides recognized that it's more simple as them rather than longterm agreements because the the nature of the problems that careers are facing those as well as those the international community are actually quite complex we shouldn't be overly confident or expect too much from these tools but the atmosphere undoubtedly very important homeless do we know off wars exactly we'll happen tomorrow we know precious little actually we know that there has been talk about possibly talks about a peace treaty of course a piece pd would have to involve all of the combatants that were involved in the korean war and then of course happened to the un was specific so night nations united states and of course china which was a major player in that conflict so it's not within the gift of the two careers to really take that full it except in terms of acknowledging the importance of stunting those talks and president trump has officially given his his own words blessing to that idea beyond that of course the key issue is denuclearization which means different things different policies certainly even though north korea's talked about to you there is asian it's almost certain kim dong on note about to give up his new crystal all i mean americans of course looking ahead to the meeting between donald trump and president kim one that sort of assurance complete verifiable and they were visible disarmament so it's going to boil down to a question.
"kim dong" Discussed on WHO NewsRadio 1040 AM
"Car after work for breaking information you need to know about this is the sean hannity show of a nuclear showdown with north korea keeps you up at night i would recommend deleting your twitter is not merely being cavalier with a threat about nuclear war he's been cavalier in a way that makes him seem demented these are the messages from person who is not well from a leader who is not fit for office president trump is goading kim jon to test a nuclear missile again to prove its reliability to show him wrong and fundamentally i think it comes across as to kindergartners who are jostling each other except that each has nuclear weapons too late one hundred thousand americans die nuclear holocausts or after a million where we are this is not an exaggeration trump's comments about nuclear weapons have experts worry he could literally inadvertently trigger a catastrophe to maybe nuclear warheads bragging about who has the bigger button he's not merely being cavalier with a threat about nuclear war he's been cavalier in a way that makes him seem demented kim jong un saying north korea no longer needs any nuclear cats range and intercontinental ballistic missile tests and things the nuclear test site in the northern area near the chinese border hungary has completed its mission therefore will likely be closed extraordinarily significant development and frankly a huge win for president trump i am really almost see flip here at at which north korea has done this you've heard and this all started when donald trump a brain to sit down for summit kim dong on you know the media in this country they are just so so very predictable eight hundred nine four one sean if you wanna be a part of the progress so predictable i can't anyway newsroundofinformationoverload hour it is to me so obvious so here they think it's the worst thing in the world that donald trump would say little rocket man and my buttons bigger than yours in our button works and little rocket man better be careful then he shows military force remember they actually the president actually deployed real ships and submarines right off the coast where they were our missiles were in it literally incite we had in our sights north korea and then it ends up oh now all of a sudden little rocket man talking about peace and is talking about the dude nuclear ization of the.
"kim dong" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"After work for breaking information you need to know about this is the sean hannity show a nuclear showdown with north korean keeps you up at night i would recommend deleting your twitter out is not merely being cavalier with threat about nuclear war he's been cavalier in a way that makes him seem demented these are the messages from a person who is not well from a leader who is not fit for office president trump is kim jong un to test a nuclear missile again to prove its reliability to show him wrong and fundamentally i think it comes across as to kindergartners were jostling each other except that each has nuclear weapons too late after one hundred thousand americans die nuclear holocausts or after a million that's where we are this is not an exaggeration trump's comments about nuclear weapons have experts worried heat could literally advertently trigger a catastrophe nuclear warheads bragging about who has the bigger button he's not merely being cavalier with a threat about nuclear war he's been cavalier in a way that makes him seem demented north korea no longer need belly nuclear cap range and intercontinental ballistic missile and he's saying the nuclear test sites in the northern area near the chinese border at hungry i completed its mission therefore will likely be close is an extraordinarily significant development and frankly a huge win for president trump i am really almost speechless here at the pace at which north korea has done this uturn and this all started with donald trump agreeing to sit down for a summit kim dong on you know the media in this country they are just so so very predictable eight hundred nine four one sean if you wanna be a part of the program so predictable i can't anyway newsroundofinformationoverload hour it is to me so obvious so here they think it's the worst thing in the world that donald trump would say little rocket man and my buttons bigger than yours in our button works and little rocket man better be careful then he shows military force remember they actually the president actually deployed real ships and submarines right off the coast where they were our missiles were in it literally incite we had in our sights north korea and then it ends up oh now all of a sudden little rocket man is talking about peace.
"kim dong" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"About how you expect pompeo to lead on some of these most volatile issues some of these turbulent relationships let's start with russia when the kremlin spokesman was asked about the implications of this leadership change at the state department he said this is a direct quote it's hardly possible to get worse is that your assessment to is it only up from here for mike pompeo when it comes to russia i think it's really important to be very rigorous in the in the way we deal with the russian federation everything from meddling and democratic governance to violation of arms control treaties to ukraine to dealing in syria and you know i was pleased to see that mike pompeo along with every other member of the trump administration security cabinet has been very tough and saying yes russia meddled in the two thousand sixteen election yes they will do it again we now need to get past the president's concern that somehow this affects his legitimacy and to a rigorous set of policies to deter and harden our systems against that kind of manipulation and make it clear to the russians that it will cost rather than just ignoring the problem is seems to be where we spend for the last year i want to move onto north korea pompeo has taken a hard line in the past on north korea he's talked about the need for north korean leader kim jong un to go how do you foresee that stance affecting this historic meeting that's being planned for may between president trump and kim dong on negotiations with north korea is a very important step to test whether they really are prepared for denuclearization and doing it at the presidential level so early in the cycle is also a high risk gambit so what it means is you need really careful preparation ahead of time so mike pompeo is confirmed will jump right into the deep end of the pool but at least he'll have the trust of the president rather than having the president just show up at the dmz and start talking with no problem there's a lot going on here it seems like a tall order for someone stepping in at this juncture whatever tillerson shortcomings is there a danger that his departure from the.
"kim dong" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM
"United states in years but talks themselves are unlikely anytime soon because this is so vague right now the south korean presidential blue house put out a statement yesterday that north korea expressed a desire for talks that was again confirmed today and a north korea's agreed that as these northsouth ties improve that there should be an improvement in north korea us ties as well and this is really helpful to the south korean president moon who really hasn't wanted to look like he's not getting anything from the north in return for all the peace and goodwill gesture offer during the olympics so one of the demands by south korea seems to be that the north be more willing to reopen dialogue with the us or cave but then what what kind of response is getting from the u s i mean we saw those images of mike pence sitting there feet away from kim dong on sister look and like you didn't exactly one at our right said later that he wasn't avoiding the north korean delegation but ignoring the north korean delegation so the white house statement is that still on maximum pressure the trump policy and the statement said that there is a brighter path available for north korea if it chooses denuclearization and so we will see if pyongyang's message today that is willing to hold talks represents first steps to denuclearization so for its our north korea is not offering to discuss denuclearization right now is a precondition for dialogue its foreign ministry put out a statement saying its nuclear program is the country's quote treasured sword of justice us so north korea again emphasizes that the whole point of its nuclear and missile programmes is to defend itself against the united states dates which it sees as hostile the us of course carpet bombed north korea during the korean war those memories are often used as propaganda by the regime against the united states so where do you look next i mean we've had these contexts before talks about talks but what what indications would actually suggest that it's going to move forward at this point a few things clarity from washing should would be more helpful because even though maximum pressure is.