As President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrive in Hanoi for a second summit, there is a chance that there could be a formal declaration of the end of the Korean War. But that kind of announcement would give North Korea leverage over South Korea, argues a Tufts professor.
Alek Sigley, 29, studies at Kim Il-sung University — the alma mater of Kim Jong-un. He opened a Twitter account just a few months ago and it's become a rare keyhole through which to view a fast-changing Pyongyang, North Korea.
The Vietnam summit on Feb. 27 and 28 is expected to yield key moves regarding denuclearization, international sanctions against Pyongyang and a possible declaration ending the Korean War. Yet, many South Koreans seem apathetic at best.
Donald Trump says North Korea is no longer a "Nuclear Threat" but US intelligence agencies said in January that the country has kept its arsenal. The next summit is in two weeks. What can Trump do differently this time?
About 700 North Korean refugees live in New Malden, southwest of London. Through cultural events, like a Lunar New Year's feast, some hope to bring more attention to the plight of defectors and the North Korean regime's widespread human rights abuses.
The White House says Trump-Kim summit 2.0 is being planned for late February. No official venue has been announced yet. But Vietnam, a communist state that fought America and won, is a choice that both North Korea and the US could agree on.
North Korea's lead negotiator in nuclear diplomacy with the United States is expected to hold talks with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and could also meet President Donald Trump on Friday during a visit aimed at clearing the way for a second US-North Korea summit.
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