Trump cancels Singapore summit with Kim Jong Un
Most anticipated United States President Donald Trump and North Korea President Kim Jong un Singapore summit meeting have been canceled. US President Trump announced that there would no meeting with Kim Jong Un .
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke with South Korea’s Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha about President Trump’s decision to cancel the historic summit.
On the other hand Northern Korea has expressed regret over the trump decision. Meanwhile, North Korea’s President Kim has announced that they are ready to negotiate with the US. North Korea Official media KCNA announced this.
Vice-foreign minister Kim Kye-gwan said Mr Trump’s decision was “extremely regrettable”. “We did not expect that America’s President Donald Trump will cancel the meeting. It’s very sad,” he said to KCNA. The President Kim Jong Un also responded that they are ready to meet anytime and face anytime for the solution.
Mr.Kim said “We would like to make known to the US side once again that we have the intent to sit with the US side to solve problem(s) regardless of ways at any time,”
Trump and Kim were scheduled to meet in Singapore on June 12, for what would have been the first face-to-face meeting between a US and North Korean leader. President Donald Trump said on Thursday that the meeting was canceled. He sent letter to Kim’s letter to this extent. “I was very much looking forward to being there with you. Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting,” Trump wrote.
“You talk about your nuclear capabilities,” Trump wrote in his letter to Kim, “but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used.”
It is noteworthy that the Trump meeting was canceled just a few hours after the North Korea blasted Nuclear test center.