US President Donald Trump (2nd L) and North Korea’s chief Kim Jong Un arrive for a gathering on the Sofitel Legend Metropole resort in Hanoi on February 27, 2019.
President Donald Trump will participate a “joint agreement signing ceremony” with North Korean chief Kim Jong Un, the White House launched Wednesday.
The ceremony will occur on Thursday, the second day of Trump’s summit with Kim in Hanoi, Vietnam. The White House did not current particulars on the contents of the joint agreement.
On the agenda on the Vietnam summit are negotiation talks regarding North Korea’s nuclear weapons arsenal, which Trump has promised to denuclearize all through his presidency. The summit marks the second meeting of the 2 leaders following remaining June’s talks in Singapore, which was the first meeting between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean head of state.
“Kim Jong Un and I will try very hard to work something out on Denuclearization & then making North Korea an Economic Powerhouse,” Trump tweeted on Wednesday.
At remaining yr’s summit, Trump and Kim signed a joint agreement that promised to “establish new U.S.-DPRK relations in accordance with the desire of the peoples of the two countries for peace and prosperity.” The agreement included a promise from North Korea to “work toward complete denuclearization,” nonetheless did not current any specific steps.
Trump has argued that his negotiation talents from his time inside the personal sector make him uniquely licensed to affect North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. He has repeatedly derided the Obama administration for failing to reach a denuclearization agreement with the nation.
“So funny to watch people who have failed for years, they got NOTHING, telling me how to negotiate with North Korea,” he tweeted sooner than the summit. “But thanks anyway!”