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US-North Korea Relations / Summit / A Discussion #1125074

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 25, 2018
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(Studio: Jim Sciutto) The talk about whether the US-North Korea summit will be held on June 12 as scheduled introduced; Trump letter to Kim Jong Un yesterday about the summit quoted. [President TRUMP - says we'll see what happens: they want to do it.] [Secretary of Defense Gen. James MATTIS - comments on a summit.] [13 times, TRUMP - talks about making deals.]

(Studio: Jim Sciutto; White House: Pamela Brown) The reopening of the line of communications with the North Koreans after the Trump letter, the conciliatory statement from a Korean official about talks even on June 12 discussed.

(Studio: Jim Sciutto; Wonsan, North Korea: Will Ripley) The reaction of the North Korean officials on the morning after learning Trump canceled the summit, offered a more conciliatory tone, the next steps on denuclearization discussed.

(Studio: Jim Sciutto) Live discussion held with CNN's Korea expert Sue Mi Terry & retired Adm. John Kirby about North Korea talks. [TERRY - offers views on how North Korea signals were not interpreted correctly, so this meeting is likely to happen due to the Korean conciliatory statement, what denuclearization means for the North Koreans.] [KIRBY - offers views on the difficulty of arms control discussions, but a summit could be gotten in place, that back channels are back in play so they could get on track.]

Sciutto, Jim;
Brown, Pamela;
Ripley, Will

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