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USA: Washington still hoping for North Korea summit

United States, Washington DC
May 22, 2018 at 22:15 GMT -00:00 · Published

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fielded questions regarding the tentative summit between the United States and North Korea during a press briefing in Washington DC on Tuesday.

"The goal and the purpose of these conversations would be to have complete and total denuclearisation of the peninsula and the President has been upfront about that part of the conversation and we’re going to continue to move forward," Sanders said.

Sanders was asked how US President Donald Trump was personally preparing for the summit, to which she replied: "He's spent a significant amount of time meeting both in person and having regular phone conversations with other world leaders like you saw today with South Korean President Moon [Jae-in].”

The summit between Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un is set to take place in Singapore on June 12, although the US President has stated that it may not happen.

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White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders fielded questions regarding the tentative summit between the United States and North Korea during a press briefing in Washington DC on Tuesday.

"The goal and the purpose of these conversations would be to have complete and total denuclearisation of the peninsula and the President has been upfront about that part of the conversation and we’re going to continue to move forward," Sanders said.

Sanders was asked how US President Donald Trump was personally preparing for the summit, to which she replied: "He's spent a significant amount of time meeting both in person and having regular phone conversations with other world leaders like you saw today with South Korean President Moon [Jae-in].”

The summit between Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un is set to take place in Singapore on June 12, although the US President has stated that it may not happen.

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