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Trump-Kim meet large on ceremony, short on details

FOLLOW-UP NEEDED:The document signed in Singapore was basically a deal to continue discussions. Trump later said he would suspend US-South Korea war games


Then they dined on beef short rib confit along with sweet and sour crispy pork.

As they emerged from the meal for a brief stroll together, Trump appeared to delight in showing his North Korean counterpart the interior of “The Beast,” the US presidential limousine known for its high-tech fortifications.

Alluding to the North’s concerns that giving up its nuclear weapons could surrender its primary deterrent to forced regime change, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters that the US was prepared to take action to provide North Korea with “sufficient certainty” that denuclearization “is not something that ends badly for them.”

He would not say whether that included the possibility of withdrawing US troops from the Korean Peninsula, but said the US was “prepared to take what will be security assurances that are different, unique, than America’s been willing to provide previously.”

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