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Trump, Xi reach trade war truce

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/29/19, 10:11 am

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed Saturday to a put any new tariffs on hold and continue working to end the countries’ yearlong trade war.

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Third U.S.-North Korea summit possible

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/26/19, 09:55 am

North Korean and U.S. officials are engaging in “behind-the-scenes talks” over a possible third summit, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday. In a response to reporters, Moon said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump’s exchange of letters this week proves their “willingness to engage in dialogue has never faded.” He added, “Complete denuclearization and a permanent peace regime on the peninsula are tasks that cannot be achieved overnight.

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Trump and Kim exchange letters

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/24/19, 11:25 am

President Donald Trump plans to visit South Korea on Saturday after exchanging letters with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. Trump will begin the two-day visit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Moon spokesman Ko Min-jung said.

On Sunday, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Trump sent a letter to Kim, adding that “correspondence between the two leaders has been ongoing.” The North Korean Central News Agency said Kim received the “excellent” letter and “he would seriously contemplate the interesting content.”

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