North Korean report on Trump’s letter to Kim is short, but implies much
Coverage represents first-time state media covers a letter from Trump to both domestic and foreign audiences
North Korea on June 23 reported that Kim Jong Un received a “personal letter” from “Donald Trump, president of the United States of America” — the most respectful appellation state media accords to the U.S. president — without disclosing the date of the letter.
The readout was positive, saying Kim “expressed satisfaction” with the “excellent contents” of the letter. State media’s highly unusual and positive handling of the letter seems to suggest that Kim is prepared to take steps toward resuming the stalled dialogue with Washington.
The release of the report, which comes just one day
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