U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Sunday the United States would agree to lift sanctions on North Korea if it agreed to completely dismantle its nuclear weapons program, a move that would create economic prosperity that "will rival" that of South Korea.
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres told reporters Monday in Vienna that "the irreversible closure of the site will be an important confidence-building measure that will configure to further efforts towards sustainable peace and verifiable de-nuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".
In 1997-99, the Republic of Korea (ROK; South Korea), the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK; North Korea), the United States and China held conversations many times to discuss setting up a permanent mechanism to peacefully address the peninsula issue. The agreement that North Korea and the USA can reach on the issue of denuclearization will directly affect the situation on the peninsula, the peace and development of Northeast Asia. "Generally, the deadline for North Korea's denuclearization is being set for two years, by 2020".
"Singapore is the best alternative option for both nations because it has maintained close diplomatic ties to the United States and has also established relations with North Korea with a North Korean embassy on its soil", The Straits Times quoted the Asian Institute for Policy Studies senior fellow Dr. Shin Beom Chul as saying.
"The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. I think everyone on the ground there was hopeful", Beasley said when asked whether the North Koreans he met had mentioned anything about the summit.
Kennedy said US and South Korean diplomacy might be pushing Kim Jong Un to reduce his country's isolation.
It has been said that the delegation includes Ryu Myong-son, department director of the Central Committee of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea (WPK), and Kim Nung-o, head of the party's North Pyongan Central Committee.
After Trump's announcement to exit the Iran deal, Guterres said in a statement that he is "deeply concerned" with Trump's decision to begin reinstating US sanctions against Iran. "We're working diligently to get each of them back".
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Though the summit is expected to happen in Singapore on 12 June 2018, final details are yet to emerge and a cancellation remains a very real possibility. Previous efforts at denuclearization of the Korean peninsula always seemed to involve discussions ranging from the harshest possible worldwide sanctions to fire and fury like the world has never seen.
I would also say the following. It was a deal predicated with secret side deals not disclosed to the American public, a deal which allowed the nuclear ambitions of Iran to grow, and a deal which allowed for continued aggressive actions like the detaining of five new Americans in Iran since the deal's signing.