Trump puts armed forces on the ready after pulling out of summit with Kim

President Trump announced Thursday that after terminating plans for a summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, he spoke with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and the armed forces chiefs to make sure they are ready in the event of “reckless actions by North Korea” for US operations, “if a confrontation is forced n us.” Trump said he had also conferred with South Korea and Japan about sharing the financial burden of such operations. “I still hope that Kim will do the right thing for himself and his people who suffer needlessly,” the president said. “If he chooses constructive dialogue, I am waiting. Meanwhile tough sanctions and maximum pressure will stay in place. The US will not compromise the safety and security of the USA. Our military has been greatly enhanced as never before. If it all works out well with North Korea, the summit will take place [as planned] or at a later date.”

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3 thoughts on “Trump puts armed forces on the ready after pulling out of summit with Kim

  • May 24, 2018 @ 21:02 at 21:02
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    This very bad!
    When Pompeo came no kissing hands no deep bowing!
    Shame on America!
    How accept South Korea, Guam and 2-3 carriers for gift to start discussion?
    No discussion!
    Great Leader very angry!
    Congress Communist Party will discuss bad attitude president Trump!

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    • May 26, 2018 @ 2:48 at 2:48
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      SO YOU MEAN KIM JUNG UN DIDN’T KISS POMPEO’S HAND?HE DIDN’T BOW TO THE U.S….YEAH THAT WAS VERY BAD.

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  • May 24, 2018 @ 22:32 at 22:32
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    Maybe its more profitable to maintain a strategy of tension in the area? It’s like the blacksmith who, when there’s a wolf reportedly lurking in the forest, suddenly receives a huge order for swords.

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