Six key takeaways from DPRK media coverage of the Kim-Trump Panmunjom summit
The two leaders held an impromptu third meeting on Sunday
North Korean state media on July 1 predictably afforded prominent and positive coverage to the leader’s “historic meeting” with the U.S. President in Panmunjom the previous day.
The Kim-Trump meeting came exactly one week after North Korean state media reported on the leader’s receiving a letter from Trump, which NK Pro assessed was a signal that Pyongyang was prepared to take a more forward-leaning attitude toward the resumption of talks with the U.S.
Also notable about state media coverage of the Panmunjom meeting was the reappearance of the term “denuclearization”; state media
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