President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are preparing a possible second summit in the heart of the Big Apple in the coming months, with both nations seeking to “gain momentum” in the total disarmament of the Korean peninsula.
According to the New York Post, administration insiders say the two leaders could meet as early as September when the United Nations General Assembly convenes; adding the face-to-face negotiations would only take place of Pyongyang makes concrete steps towards ending its nuclear program.
“We know exactly what the risks are of them using negotiations to drag out the length of time they have to continue their nuclear, chemical, biological weapons programs and ballistic missiles,” said National Security Advisor John Bolton over the weekend.
“There’s not any starry-eyed feeling among the group doing this,” he added. ”It’s to North Korea’s advantage to see these programs dismantled very quickly, because then the elimination of sanctions, aid by South Korea and Japan and others can all begin to flow.”
Read the full report at the New York Post.