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Trump sends message to Kim through S.Korean President

IANS  |  Seoul 

South Korean on Monday relayed a message from his American counterpart to North Korean leader that was ready to give everything in return for denuclearization.

Moon made the remark onboard his presidential plane that Trump asked him during their meeting Friday at the in to personally convey the message to Kim, reports news.

"And the message was that Trump has a very friendly view of Kim and that he likes him, and so he wishes Kim would implement the rest of their agreement and that he would make what Kim wants come true," he said.

Trump and Kim agreed in June at their historic summit in that they would work towards the denuclearization of the in exchange for ensuring the regime's survival.

Trump confirmed on Sunday his intention to hold a second summit with Kim, which could take place in January or February next year and for which three places were being considered.

However, the stalled talks on denuclearization, motivated by the lack of a specific guideline emerging from the agreements, has delayed the process to set the second meeting up.

The US has demanded North take concrete action towards denuclearization, while the regime calls for a peace treaty to be signed in order to guarantee security.

Trump highlighted during the meetings he held on the sidelines of the summit in with Moon and Japanese the necessity to maintain sanctions given that was yet to show any progress in denuclearization.



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First Published: Mon, December 03 2018. 10:32 IST