Three years on, little for US and North Korea to build on from Singapore deal
The Korean Peninsula is now far further from the ‘peace and prosperity’ promised in 2018
The joint statement signed at the historic U.S.-DPRK summit in Singapore is essentially a dead deal in 2021, despite U.S. President Joe Biden’s recent pledge to build on it.
The Singapore statement, signed by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and then-U.S. President Donald Trump on June 12, 2018, promised “peace and prosperity” on the Korean Peninsula and affirmed the DPRK leader’s commitment to denuclearization.
But after Joe Biden defeated Trump in the 2020 U.S. presidential elections, there was speculation about how much continuity there would be between the two administrations. Biden
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