Trump says outcome of Kim summit depends on 'attitude'

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While conversations at the White House about how to conduct the negotiations are developing day by day, according to sources, Mr. Trump has made it clear that he will lead the deal-making when he gets to the Singapore summit.

The report would need to include the location of the country's nuclear weapons and nuclear weapon research, development and production facilities, as well as the location of its ballistic missiles and facilities producing ballistic missiles.

Donald Trump is seeking to get North Korea to agree to denuclearize. "And I could add a lot more. but I've chosen not to do that at this time". Pompeo insists the US will settle for nothing less than complete, verifiable denuclearization of the Korean peninsula. -North Korea summit meeting, and Pompeo agreed.

Both men will accompany the president to Singapore.

"With ICBMs and nuclear warheads in the hands of North Korea, the situation is far too unsafe for seat of the trousers negotiating, " Schumer wrote.

"We shall never repeat the past mistakes", Mr Abe said. "I just don't think it's nice, going in under those circumstances", Trump said.

The details of these offers and what actions North Korea would take to trigger implementation could be decided in Singapore. I think they've been preparing for a long time also.

Trump rejected an implication from a journalist that he had stopped using the policy of "maximum pressure", against Kim, saying that he wanted to maintain an open mind ahead of a "friendly meeting", but that he may have to return to tough talk in the future.

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Following the summit, Pompeo will fly on to China, Japan and South Korea to brief the key regional players on the next steps in the diplomatic effort. Mr Trump later distanced himself from his adviser's remarks. The move was widely criticized for providing legitimacy to Mr. Kim, a brutal dictator.

Pompeo, he looked pained when asked at a White House press briefing on Thursday about Mr. Giuliani's foray into North Korea diplomacy.

"This will be at a minimum, we'll start with perhaps a good relationship", Trump said.

If Trump walks out of the historic summit without a written agreement, it would be considered a failure and he would face harsh political attacks at home, months ahead of the mid-term elections. "It's going to be much more than a photo op".

"I think there will be compromise on the principle of full denuclearization and a security guarantee", said Yang Moo-jin, who teaches at the University of North Korean Studies.

Since the first inkling that a Trump-Kim summit could be on the cards, Japan has repeatedly insisted that Washington be mindful not to let its guard down with the nuclear-armed regime in Pyongyang. "We'll see what happens. I think it would be well received", Trump said in answer to a question on inviting Kim to Washington.

"As has the other side..."

"This is not something that is going to be done in one fell swoop", Mr. DeTrani said. It's not a one-meeting deal.