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US President Donald Trump releases 'very nice' letter he received from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un
In the letter Kim describes his June 12 summit with Trump in Singapore, and the resulting joint statement agreed by both sides, as the 'start of a meaningful journey.'
A confidential US report sent to a UN sanctions committee estimated that at least 759,793 barrels of oil products had been delivered to North Korea between January 1 and May 30.
Moon Jae-in said on Thursday that North Korea's criticism of the United States after a meeting in Pyongyang was part of its negotiating strategy and the talks between the two are on the "right track".
About 20 per cent of the children in North Korea is suffering from malnutrition about half the children in rural areas are drinking contaminated water.
Mark Lowcock's visit to the impoverished, isolated country this week is the first such trip by a UN under secretary for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief coordinator since 2011.
'China, may be exerting negative pressure on a deal because of our posture on Chinese Trade-Hope Not'!Trump said, after his Secretary of State Mike Pompeo returned from North Korea.
'I have confidence that Kim Jong Un will honor the contract we signed and, even more importantly, our handshake. We agreed to the denuclearization of North Korea,' Trump tweeted.
Mike Pompeo appeals North Korea to replicate Vietnam's 'miracle' of economic growth by improving ties with US
The comments came after Pompeo had earlier Sunday in Tokyo brushed aside North Korea's accusation that the U.S. was making 'gangster-like' denuclearization demands of the North.
It is the first time US secretary Mike Pompeo has visited North Korea since a summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un in Singapore.
Pompeo is in Tokyo to brief his Japanese and South Korean counterparts on the talks, which he has characterised as productive.
Pompeo was meeting Kim Yong Chol, a senior ruling party official and said they needed to "clarify" certain elements of their previous discussions, but provided no detail.
Pompeo was greeted in the North Korean capital by Kim's right hand man Kim Yong Chol and Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho, pool reports said.
Washington's top diplomat and senior aides took off shortly after 2:00am (local time) and were due in the North Korean capital on Friday, where Pompeo is to stay overnight for the first time.
Taiwanese authorities launched a probe into Chen Shih-hsien in January after Seoul said it had detained a Hong Kong-registered ship suspected of transferring oil to a North Korean vessel.
John Bolton said top US diplomat Mike Pompeo will be discussing that plan with North Korea in the near future.