ㅤ"South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in the rivals’ surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a ‘complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.’ The Korean leaders’ second summit in a month Saturday saw bear hugs and broad smiles, but their quickly arranged meeting appears to highlight a sense of urgency on both sides of the world’s most heavily armed border."ㅤ
WATCH SOUTH KOREA’S FOREIGN MINISTER TELL CNN THAT DONALD TRUMP DESERVES ALL THE CREDIT FOR SUCCESS WITH NORTH KOREA
ㅤ”It might very well be the most significant international success story in a generation and according to South Korean leaders most of the credit goes to President Donald Trump – the same President the U.S. media continues to demean, attack, and threaten at every turn.”
Full story and video…at DC Whispers, image from twitter(.com) – 4/27/18.
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ㅤ"’While Japan and South Korea would like us to go back into TPP, I don’t like the deal for the United States. Too many contingencies and no way to get out if it doesn’t work,’ the President tweeted.
ㅤHe added that bilateral deals between two nations are ‘far more efficient, profitable and better’ for American workers."
Full story…at The Hill, image from newsinc(.com) – 4/17/18.
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ㅤ”‘This is both a good deal for both countries and a very big deal in the history of U.S. trade negotiations,’ said a senior administration official who briefed reporters on the deal. ‘This agreement is visionary and innovative, and underscores a pattern of failure by previous administrations to negotiate fair and reciprocal trade deals that benefit both countries.’
ㅤThe U.S.-Korea Free Trade Agreement or KORUS has long vexed U.S. auto and auto parts industry because of caps on American cars sold in Korea and other barriers to entering the market.
ㅤMr. Trump, who made fixing bad trade deals a cornerstone of his 2016 Presidential campaign, has blasted the existing trade deal with South Korea as ‘horrible.’
ㅤThe makeover of KORUS is the first major renegotiation of a trade deal in U.S. history. The official said it is also a template for how Mr. Trump will broker better deals for American business and workers.'”