May 27, 2024
Analysis

President Trump: What does this mean for North Korea?

Experts respond to questions on impact of election results for Korea

The election of Republican Donald Trump to the Presidency of the United States has come as a major shock, both in the U.S. and across the world. With polls up until the very last minute predicting that his Democratic opponent, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, would easily ride to victory, many are left stunned at the surprise victory.

So what might President Trump mean for North Korea? The answer is complex. For one thing, North Korean state media has endorsed the bombastic billionaire, having referred to him in May as a “wise politician” and “far-sighted presidential candidate.

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