The Trump administration and CVID: a brief history
Where "complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization" came from - and where it goes next
When it comes to United States’ policy towards North Korea, one of the most well-known abbreviations that has emerged in recent months is CVID: complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearization.
This policy predates the election of Donald Trump and has been a stated goal not only of the United States, but of the other countries involved in the issue, even before Pyongyang conducted its first nuclear test.
And despite the U.S. under Trump stating consistently that it would only accept a CVID-based agreement with the North, Trump chose to sign a joint statement with Kim
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