Infographics: Approval of Trump-Kim talks

Published On: June 13, 2018 12:05 AM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

Seven-in-ten Americans say they support direct talks between the U.S. and North Korea over its nuclear program, but most doubt that they will be meaningful, according to a Pew Research Center survey. 

Following Tuesday’s unprecedented meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, both sides pledged to work toward the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and to begin high-level negotiations.

However, the summit produced few specific new commitments from Pyongyang to surrender its nuclear weapons, pushing any details on timing and verification of disarmament to future negotiations. A document signed by Trump and Kim provided little on how to make the denuclearization process “complete, verifiable and irreversible” -- long-stated U.S. goals.

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