nearvideo North Korea continues to refuse talks until the US drops calls for unilateral disarmament
Reaction from former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Bill Richardson.
President Trump expressed his confidence in the North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un on Saturday, indicating that the strength of the people rogue nation may have tried to send him a “signal” with a new editorial critical of former Vice-President Joe Biden.
“I have confidence that Chairman Kim will keep his promise to me, and smiled, as he Swampman Joe [Biden] is a low-IQ individual, & worse. Maybe you can send me a signal?” he tweeted on Saturday.
He referred to an editorial published on Tuesday, that lobbed a series of insults at Biden, the Europe 2020 candidate leading in the race to challenge trump for the presidency. The editorial, written by the Korean Central News Agency, said Biden is “self-praise” and suggested that it was ridiculous to consider for Biden to even the most popular presidential candidate.
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“He is self-praising himself as the most popular presidential candidate. This is enough to make a cat laugh”, to read the piece.
Trump’s tweet came at a time when the National security adviser, John Bolton was clearly to say that the recent North Korean missile launch violated U. N. security Council. “U. N. security Council resolutions on North Korea prohibit from firing any ballistic missiles,” he said. “In terms of the violation of the U. N. security Council resolutions, there is no doubt about that.”
Kim and Trump met in a historic summit in 2018, after an aggressive pressure campaign at the beginning of a Trump presidency. Another summit in February, which ended with a trump card called ‘ walk away to North Korea, the US is lifting all its sanctions,
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Fox News’ Adam Shaw and Bradford Betz contributed to this report.