What emerged from a historic North Korea-U.S. summit
Circumstances as they are, any deal signed on June 12 was set to be imperfect
The Singapore Summit’s 443-word joint statement represents a birds-eye vision document that leaves the vast majority of details to be agreed between United States and North Korean officials at a later date.
For now the status quo remains largely unchanged: Pyongyang will retain a nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) capability that can reach the U.S., and Washington continues to insist it is not ready to reverse any unilateral or multilateral sanctions.
Looking at the document and President Trump’s subsequent press conference remarks, however, reveals a number of opportunities for the two to
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