Published: Wed, June 13, 2018
Worldwide | By Myra Stephens

Trump wants to stop provocative 'war games' with South Korea

Trump wants to stop provocative 'war games' with South Korea

"They are so poor their people are dying, and their economy is bad". Exercises will continue with South Korea. "And I tried to do that to Obama. Everyone came at me and I'm still standing", the former Chicago Bulls player said, adding that everyone ridiculed him for wanting to act as a mediator and peacemaker.

If we ever needed visual confirmation of just how freaky world diplomacy is in 2018, we now have it: in the spritely form of Dennis Rodman arriving in Singapore for the Trump-Kim summit in a marijuana cryptocurrency T-shirt.

"The official announcements of North Korea is all false", Kim said.

Trump also offered North Korea security guarantees. "This is a great day for everybody". Rodman said he did not quite understand what the situation in North Korea was really like the first time he had gone there, but he said he was still "very honored" to visit the Asian country. I was the only one.

"I don't want to see that, I want to see it go away".

However, he said, every time he has met Mr Kim, it has been a surprise, so maybe he would be surprised again on Tuesday. He characterized Kim as "not a dumb man" and "more like a big kid". Minister of State for External Affairs V K Singh was the first Indian minister to visit North Korea after a gap of nearly 20 years.

"A year ago this month Otto Warmbier [American held in North Korean prison camp] died".

"It will mean closure for a lot of American families who don't know of the fate, right, of their loved one and haven't had the chance to bury and memorialize that loved one", said Dr. Latham.

"We will be stopping the war games, which will save us a tremendous amount of money, unless and until we see the future negotiation is not going along like it should", Trump said. "No hatred. No more hatred".

Trump raised eyebrows when he told reporters in Singapore his intentions to stop the joint drills.

"He wasn't, but I like Dennis".

But Daniel Davis, a retired army lieutenant colonel and fellow at the Defence Priorities military think tank, said suspending the drills would have no short term impact on US and South Korean military readiness. "So that tells you". Rodman is known for being one of the best rebounders in National Basketball Association history.

"Following this historic summit, I remain sceptical but hopeful that this new dialogue can translate into meaningful progress", Portman said in a statement. "We don't need a miracle, we just need the doors to be open so we can start fresh and make this place a better world, baby, that's it".

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