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US-North Korea Relations / Summit / Trump Interview #1125946

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018
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(Singapore: David Muir) The historic summit meeting in Singapore between President Trump & North Korean leader Kim Jong Un introduced; scenes shown of their handshake & walking together.

(Singapore: Jonathan Karl) Their first meeting reviewed; scenes shown of the two speaking & signing documents promising security guarantees in exchange for complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula with no details yet. [Later, in news conference, TRUMP - says they have great beaches, that war games {with South Korea} would be inappropriate; admits it is "rough" over there.] The details to be worked out, including on nukes & sanctions, discussed.

(Singapore: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Singapore: George Stephanopoulos) ABC News exclusive interview held with Trump after the historic agreement was signed. [TRUMP - talks about his bond with Kim after this intense day, that he will be happy with the deal, that he wants to do a "great job" for North Korea & we will get rid of the nuclear weapons: complete denuclearization.] The issue of nukes & sanctions noted.

(Singapore: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Seoul: Bob Woodruff) The reaction in South Korea to Trump's surprise announcement of the end of war games with the South examined; scenes shown from Seoul; South Korean President Moon Jae-in quoted. [TRUMP - says stopping the war games will save us money & it is provocative.] [Retired USMC Col. Stephen GANYARD†- cites the president's risk.]

Muir, David;
Karl, Jonathan;
Stephanopoulos, George;
Woodruff, Bob

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