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12 May, 2018, 21:33
Their release came during a visit to Pyongyang by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to arrange details of the meeting between Mr Trump and Kim Jong-un.
Trump said on their arrival that he believed Kim wanted to bring North Korea "into the real world" and had high hopes for their planned meeting.
Though he did break with tradition to move the US embassy to Jerusalem, the White House plan bogged down and the divide between Israelis and Palestinians seems as intractable as ever, prompting Trump's attention shift to North Korea.
"We've picked a time".
Pence said Thursday on NBC News, "In this moment the regime in North Korea has been dealing, as far as we can see, in good faith".
The military hospital that received the three Americans released by North Korea says they will be reunited with their families once they have achieved what hospital officials call "an optimal period of decompression". Flying to western Europe would require a stop or two to refuel. A flight from Pyongyang to Singapore takes around 6 hours and 30 minutes, and the distance is 4,700 kilometers, within the range of the Chammae-1, a Soviet aircraft.
Singapore has a population of about 5.5 million people, and won the right to host the summit over more traditional options like Switzerland.
Particularly worrisome for Trump, according to Russel, is that Kim has managed to sow division among the countries dealing with North Korea - China, the U.S., South Korea, Japan and Russian Federation - by meeting individually with leaders including the presidents of South Korea and China. But the Southeast Asian nation also took part in the worldwide community's sanctions on Pyongyang for its nuclear and missile provocations. Singapore has diplomatic ties with North Korea but suspended all trade with the country in November past year as global sanctions were tightened.
But the North has remained one of the world's most isolated states and its outdated economy has been further battered by a United Nations -backed "maximum pressure" campaign of sanctions. It has been used for key summits in the past.
Further, Kim is only known to have travelled overseas for the first time this year, with visits to China and a brief sojourn across the high-security border into South Korea for a historic meeting with President Moon Jae-in in April.
But before any technical talk about reprocessed fuel rods, separated plutonium or spent fuel removal, Trump will want to answer one basic question - whether North Korea wants to change.
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In the expert's opinion, Trump's statement "won't produce a negative effect on the negotiating process with North Korea".
"It's going to be a very important event", Trump also said Wednesday.
One can only deduce that key drivers behind Trump's decision were his outspoken hatred of Iran and former United States president Barack Obama, his ego, and his insatiable desire for reality TV-style drama and fanfare. The other two were arrested after Trump's inauguration last spring amid rising tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.
He did not mention other adversaries by name, but Pompeo and others have often noted that the US played a major role in rebuilding Japan and the European axis powers in the wake of the Second World War. "He, likewise, has been incredibly helpful".
"I think we have a very good chance of doing something very meaningful", Trump said. We want to get peace.
"We have a month and several days". He says Trump's confrontational Twitter diplomacy over the past year was "baffling to many", but says it's created enough North Korean uncertainty about American intentions to coax Kim into talks.
In order for the U.S.to work with North Korea, Pompeo said there would need to be "complete" and "verifiable" denuclearization. DPRK is the acronym for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, North Korea's official name.
The two Koreas held their first summit in years in late April. North Korea has leverage in negotiations because, unlike Iran, it already has nuclear weapons.
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