September 23, 2020

Hanoi summit likely to reaffirm Singapore goals, commit to “brighter future” for DPRK

Pre-summit negotiations on denuclearization yet to yield results, NK News understands

The upcoming Hanoi Summit joint statement is likely to include new pledges focused on the four priority issues that were agreed in the Singapore Summit, but with the addition of a new focus on the the North pursuing a “brighter future,” NK News understands.

The U.S. and North Korea agreed in Singapore to establish new relations that support peace and prosperity, to build a lasting peace regime, to denuclearize the “Korean peninsula,” and to recover remains of prisoners of war (POW) and missing in action (MIA) from the Korean War.