President Trump Pulls Out of Summit with North Korea

Headline Roundup May 24th, 2018

In a letter to leader Kim Jong-Un, President Trump cancels the upcoming meeting in Singapore, citing “tremendous anger and open hostility” from North Korea.

President Trump Pulls Out of Summit with North Korea

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President Trump and Kim Jong Un

US President Donald Trump has cancelled a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, saying the world had "lost a great opportunity for lasting peace".

He said his decision was because of "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent North Korean statement.

The summit aimed at ridding the Korean peninsula of nuclear weapons and would have been the first time a sitting US president met a North Korean leader.

But both sides have recently cast doubt on whether the talks would happen.

Mr Trump's announcement came just hours after...

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From the Left
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President Trump

President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled his planned summit with Kim Jong Un, scolding the North Korean leader for "tremendous anger and open hostility" while also bluntly reminding Kim of the United States' nuclear prowess.

“Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting,” Trump wrote in a letter to Kim that was released by the White House.

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Kim Jong Un

President Trump has pulled out of the scheduled summit with North Korean Dictator Kim Jong Un in Singapore. The meeting was scheduled for June 12.

In a letter to Un released by the White House Thursday morning, President Trump expressed his disappointment in recent behavior by the regime.

"We greatly appreciate your time, patience, and effort with respect to our recent negotiations and discussions relative to a summit long sought by both parties, which was scheduled to take place on June 12 in Singapore. We were informed that...

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