Trump quip about North Korea's Kim sparks outcry on social media


The summit marked the first meeting between a US and North Korean leader in six decades of hostility and did mark a reduction in tensions from last fall, when Trump and Kim were trading insults that raised the specter of war.

The just-under-three-minute video features footage of Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands, smiling and signing a joint agreement at the summit in Singapore earlier this week.

Later, when pressed by a CNN reporter about the comment, Trump claimed it had been a joke. But when the two stood together during Tuesday's meeting, the difference in their heights wasn't that noticeable. "That sounds good. Maybe we are going to have to try it, '" he later said, recounting the outrage that followed. I want to have a good relationship with North Korea'. Trump's announcement that he would halt the exercises appeared to catch Pentagon officials unaware.

"You know why? Because I don't want to see a nuclear weapon destroy you and your family", Trump said.

"I went there and gave him credibility - I think it's great to give him credibility". "I sometimes say the Denuking of North Korea, and those are lovely words", Trump said.

But Trump seems keen to claim a quick diplomatic victory, and the halt to USA military exercises on the peninsula is a significant concession to both Pyongyang and Washington's rival China.

"Our assessment is that regardless of President Trump's statements about quick changes that are expected in North Korean policy, the road the real and substantive change, if it ever happens, will be long and slow", it concludes.

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"It's amusing when you see the fake news", he said.

"And I mean he's the strong head".

President Trump walks to an interview on the North Lawn of the White House on Friday. I can now call him.

The classified report, obtained by Axios, suggests the Israeli Foreign Ministry office believes the Trump-Kim Summit was a failure. He can now call me if he has any difficulty.

Trump is scheduled to spend Father's Day at the White House with planned calls to North Korea and French President Emanuel Macron.

Some of Trump's domestic critics have also condemned his decision to halt what the president calls "war games" with South Korea - using a pejorative term for military drills that USA officials have previously rejected. "Don't let anyone think anything different", Trump continued.

Not only that, but there is another, separate page of Wikipedia listing all of the human right's violations committed in North Korea under Jong-un's rule. "As I said in Singapore, Chairman Kim has the chance to seize an incredible future for his people", he said.