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Trump Says North Korea Sent Remains Of 200 Soldiers Back

Trump Says North Korea Sent Remains Of 200 Soldiers BackTrump Says North Korea Sent Remains Of 200 Soldiers Back



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North Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation: KCNA

North Korea, China leaders agree to boost 'strategic, tactical' cooperation: KCNANorth Korean leader Kim Jong Un and Chinese President Xi Jinping discussed measures to bolster “strategic and tactical” cooperation between the two countries in a second meeting on Wednesday, the North’s state media said on Thursday. The meeting between Kim and Xi came on the North Korean leader’s second and last day of his latest visit to Beijing where he briefed the Chinese president on his summit with U.S. President Donald Trump last week. On Tuesday, Kim and Xi were reported by North Korean media to have reached an understanding on the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula after discussing the outcome of the U.S.-North Korea summit.



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North Korea expected to begin transferring remains of U.S. troops soon: officials

North Korea expected to begin transferring remains of U.S. troops soon: officialsBy Idrees Ali WASHINGTON (Reuters) – North Korea could start the process of handing over the remains of troops, including Americans, missing from the Korean War within the next few days, two U.S. officials told Reuters on Tuesday. The officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said North Korea would hand over the remains to United Nations Command in South Korea, and they would then be transferred to Hickam Air Force Base in Hawaii. One official said “a sizable number” of remains were expected to be handed over, but declined to give a specific number given the unpredictability of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.



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Here's How to Stop North Korea from Cheating on Denuclearization

Here's How to Stop North Korea from Cheating on DenuclearizationNow that North Korea has agreed at the Singapore summit to work towards denuclearization certain elements will need to be in any nuclear deal for the agreement to be effective. Despite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s more recent suggestions that he is open to denuclearizing if the United States were to provide security guarantees for the regime, North Korea has a significantly longer history of arguing that it would never do so.



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North Korea 'sought diplomatic back channel through Jared Kushner'

North Korea 'sought diplomatic back channel through Jared Kushner'Jared Kushner was partly responsible for setting up a diplomatic back channel with North Korea that led to the Singapore summit. Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser was approached by an American businessman based in Singapore last year, the New York Times reported. Gabriel Schulze, whose family made a fortune in the mining business, told Mr Kushner that a highly placed North Korean official was seeking to speak with him to look into the possibility of a meeting between Mr Trump and Kim Jong-un. The approach came as tensions heightened between the two countries, and Mr Trump and Kim exchanged threats. Senior North Korean officials wanted to get in touch with Mr Kushner because of his family relationship to Mr Trump. Hidden trillions: What if North Korea’s economy opened up? They reportedly felt that, amid a rapid turnover of senior White House staff, Mr Kushner would continue to have influence with the president. Mr Kushner reported the possibility of a diplomatic back channel to Mike Pompeo, who was then the Director of the CIA, the New York Times reported. It might have been expected that Mr Kushner would tell the US State Department instead, but he did not have a good relationship with Rex Tillerson, then the Secretary of State. Mr Pompeo took the lead in negotiations with North Koreans and subsequently replaced Mr Tillerson as Secretary of State. The White House and the CIA declined to comment on Mr Kushner's role. Mr Schulze told the New York Times: "I do not discuss the nature of my business or personal relationships." Mr Kushner was also said to have been involved in the setting up a diplomatic back channel between Mr Trump's administration and China early in the presidency. Mr Kushner reportedly set up a diplomatic back channel through Cui Tiankai, China’s ambassador to Washington, which helped lead to Xi Jinping, the Chinese president, visiting Mr Trump at Mar-a-Lago, his Florida retreat in April last year. Meanwhile, it emerged that a former confidant of Mr Trump met with a Russian individual who offered "dirt" on Hillary Clinton for $ 2 million (£1.5 million). Roger Stone, the confidant, told the Washington Post he rejected the offer in May 2016, telling the Russian: "You don’t understand Donald Trump. He doesn’t pay for anything." It also emerged that the Russian had previously been an FBI informant. Mr Stone, who met the man at a restaurant in Florida, said he appeared to have been the target of an "FBI sting".



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Trump defends North Korea summit, trashes media: 'We got so much for peace in the world'

Trump defends North Korea summit, trashes media: 'We got so much for peace in the world'Sunday morning, President Trump repeatedly defended the North Korea summit and accused the press of not giving him the credit he deserves for trying to bring more stability to the Korean peninsula.



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Trump goes on offense against political opponents after North Korea

Trump goes on offense against political opponents after North KoreaIn 51 minutes on the White House North lawn, President Trump served up a series of falsehoods, shortly before his former campaign chairman was sent to jail.



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Summit does not deal with North Korea's hacking

Summit does not deal with North Korea's hackingWASHINGTON (AP) — Among the subjects President Donald Trump apparently didn't discuss with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore — the regime's human rights abuses, its exports of missile technology and its mistreatment of U.S. prisoners — there's one more: its long record of dangerous cyberattacks against sensitive targets in the U.S. and allied nations.



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After a ‘Fox & Friends’ appearance in which he praises Kim Jong Un, Trump takes questions from reporters on North Korea’s human rights abuses

After a ‘Fox & Friends’ appearance in which he praises Kim Jong Un, Trump takes questions from reporters on North Korea’s human rights abusesAfter an appearance on “Fox & Friends” in which President Trump praised and joked about Kim Jong Un, he answered questions from reporters about North Korea’s human rights abuses.



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North Korea Airs Video Footage Showing President Trump Saluting an Officer

North Korea Airs Video Footage Showing President Trump Saluting an OfficerA new broadcast from the North Korea state media shows footage of the summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un.



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