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Trump cancels Kim summit amid North Korea 'hostility' - BBC News

US President Donald Trump has cancelled a planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

He said he had made the decision based on the "tremendous anger and open hostility" in a recent North Korean statement.

Mr Trump said it would be "inappropriate" to hold the summit as scheduled in Singapore on 12 June.

In a letter to Mr Kim, he said he was very much looking forward to meeting him "some day".

"I was very much looking forward to being there with you. Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have the long-planned meeting," Mr Trump said.

"You talk about your nuclear capabilities, but ours are so massive and powerful that I pray to God they will never have to be used," he added.

Earlier on Thursday, North Korean official Choe Son-hui dismissed remarks by US Vice-President Mike Pence - who had said North Korea "may end like Libya" - as "stupid".

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was killed by rebels in 2011 after renouncing nuclear weapons eight years earlier.

Mr Choe, who has been involved in several diplomatic interactions with the US over the past decade, said the North would not "beg" for dialogue and warned of a "nuclear showdown" if diplomacy failed.
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Well wonder what next? https://edition.cnn.com/2018/05/24/p...rea/index.html
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Oh boy
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I kind of hoped, against all the odds, that somehow dumb luck would prevail and Korea might actually get somewhere for once. Too much to hope for I suppose, now it's back to the status quo; military exercises, everyone shouting very loudly at each other and ICBM penis measuring contests (which Trump, I note, couldn't resist including in his letter as a parting shot). Oh well. :sigh:
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that can't be real. 'ours are so massive and powerful'?? lol
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(Original post by Joleee)
that can't be real. 'ours are so massive and powerful'?? lol
I literally lol'd reading that
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(Original post by YKing93)
I literally lol'd reading that
now you got ME laughing!
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God knows what he is up to, does he know the North Koreans are desperate?

Just earlier today there was breaking news they blew up the caves or whatever they had been testing weapons with.

Seems really weird there’s got to be inside info on the Americans side on this.
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It depressing that the leader of the free world has the writing abilities of 12 year old.

As for the actual cancellation, I bet no one saw that coming. Back to Trump and Jong-Un shaking their tiny dicks at each other.

Give Trump the Nobel Peace Prize.
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(Original post by Joleee)
that can't be real. 'ours are so massive and powerful'?? lol
Straight from the White House itself lol
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This just signals how naive many people on this forum are when it comes to their blind faith in Trump.

You had posters who genuinely thought he had achieved peace there and yet he and his administration have managed to screw this up in spectacular fashion.

Once again, Trump’s foreign policy is exposed for what it is, incredibly weak and ineffective.
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is it just me or does The Big Orange's signature look like something from a seismograph ?

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Does this mean the warming of relations with South Korea will now also come to an abrupt end? Was really pleasant seeing the two Korean Presidents holding hands and swapping banter over waking each other up due to missile launches etc.
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Trade wars are good and easy to win.

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(Original post by CTLeafez)
Does this mean the warming of relations with South Korea will now also come to an abrupt end? Was really pleasant seeing the two Korean Presidents holding hands and swapping banter over waking each other up due to missile launches etc.
Moon Jae-In is still commited to the Sunshine Policy, and so I think he’ll be trying everything to keep relations warm in that respect. He’s been a lifelong advocate of it.

I can see N Korea lashing out after all of this, but Moon won’t be responding as harshly in return as compared to his predecessors (who cooled relations after the previous phase of warmth with the North back in 2008).
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That last paragraph in the letter makes no sense
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(Original post by CTLeafez)
Does this mean the warming of relations with South Korea will now also come to an abrupt end? Was really pleasant seeing the two Korean Presidents holding hands and swapping banter over waking each other up due to missile launches etc.
Further warming was paused when NK got annoyed by a military drill that the US and SK were running, after which they cancelled the summit with SK that was meant to be the precursor for the summit in Singapore. Perhaps it won't go back to the level of hostility we had a year before, but certainly for now I don't think we'll see happy lover walks around the park between Un and Moon Jae In for a while now.
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"but ours are so massive and powerful", is that really necessarily after North Korea agreed to get rid of their nukes and now he is rubbing it in his face? This sounds like deliberate sabotage and I doubt Trump actually wants denuclearisation of North Korea otherwise he wouldn't blow off an unprecedented historic meeting like this over a few heated words by Kimmy.

It kinda sounds like he wants Iran and North Korea to have nukes so he has an excuse to attack them.
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(Original post by Ninja Squirrel)
"but ours are so massive and powerful", is that really necessarily after North Korea agreed to get rid of their nukes and now he is rubbing it in his face? This sounds like deliberate sabotage and I doubt Trump actually wants denuclearisation of North Korea otherwise he wouldn't blow off an unprecedented historic meeting like this over a few heated words by Kimmy.

It kinda sounds like he wants Iran and North Korea to have nukes so he has an excuse to attack them.
Kim never agreed to get rid of his nukes.....
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