US News Trump hails ‘very nice note’ from North Korean leader Kim during UK visit

00:10  13 july  2018
00:10  13 july  2018 Source:   msn.com

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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he received a note from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un dated July 6 in which Kim said he believed their efforts to improve relations will succeed. "A very nice note from Chairman Kim of North Korea . Great progress being made!".

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Donald Trump has hailed a “very nice note” from dictator Kim Jong Un praising the President’s “energetic and extraordinary efforts” to improve relations between the US and North Korea.

He may be in the UK but the American leader’s attention was on the far East as he tweeted a letter received from Mr Kim following their historic summit in Singapore in June.

In it Mr Kim said that he firmly believed that “the strong will, sincere efforts and unique approach of myself and Your Excellency Mr President (sic)” would create a “new future” for the two nations.

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President Donald Trump has tweeted a letter to him from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un heralding "epochal progress" in U.S.- North Korea relations. Trump described the letter as a " very nice note " and said, "Great progress being made!"

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted a letter him from North Korean leader Kim Jong Un ( kim jawng oon) heralding “epochal progress” in U.S.- North Korea relations. Trump describes the letter as a “ very nice note ” and says, “Great progress being made!”

He added: “Wishing that the invariable trust and confidence in Your Excellency Mr President will be further strengthened in the future process of taking practical actions, I extend my conviction that the epochal progress in promoting the DPRK-US relations will bring our next talks forward.”

Mr Trump tweeted the Korean letter and an English translation on Thursday evening, saying: “A very nice note from Chairman Kim of North Korea. Great progress being made!”

Trump-Kim summit: Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un met for historic talks in Singapore in June (Kevin Lim/The Straits Times/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un met for historic talks in Singapore in June (Kevin Lim/The Straits Times/PA)

Following his historic meeting with Mr Kim in Singapore, Mr Trump offered unspecified “security guarantees” to North Korea and said the US would cease war-game exercises with the South.

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Trump described the letter as a " very nice note " and said, "Great progress being made!" Kim also agreed then to repatriate remains of U.S. troops who died during the Korean War six decades ago.

US President Donald Trump met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sentosa Island last month. Despite that, Trump hailed the July 6 letter as a “ very nice note ,” saying “Great progress being made.”

The US leader said he was prepared “to start a new history” and “write a new chapter” between the two nations, declaring: “Real change is indeed possible.”

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walk after lunch at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst © Reuters U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un walk after lunch at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

But there have been several meetings between senior officials since, including a visit to North Korea by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo earlier in July which failed to make any progress on denuclearisation.

As well as tweeting the letter from Mr Kim, Mr Trump also found time after arriving in the UK to tweet pictures of him emerging from Air Force One at Stansted and an article praising his impact in lowering unemployment among minorities in the US.

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