Secretary of state Mike Pompeo during the ASEAN forum in Singapore conveyed to the foreign Minister of North Korea letter from the President of the United States Donald trump, Kim Jong-UN
(Photo: Carlos Barria / Reuters)
US President, Donald trump has written a response to a letter from the head of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN and passed it through a Secretary of state Mike Pompeo. I told myself Pompeo on Twitter.
“Today I had the opportunity to talk with my colleague from the DPRK ri Yong Ho on the ASEAN forum. We had a short polite conversation. Our delegation also had the opportunity to send a response to trump in a letter to Kim Jong-UN,” wrote U.S. Secretary of state.
On 12 June, Singapore hosted the first ever summit between the US and the DPRK. According to its results trump and Kim Jong-UN signed a joint agreement in which Pyongyang announced its readiness to go the full denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, but Washington has pledged in response to provide the DPRK with security guarantees.
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After the meeting, the President of the United States Donald trump has received two letters from the head of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN in early July and 2 August.
The photo of the July letter and its translation trump also published in his Twitter. In it, Kim Jong-UN wrote that “the extraordinary efforts” of the US President on the establishment of bilateral relations will help to create a “new future”. The contents of the second letter has not yet been revealed. Press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders said that the letter aimed at “the promotion of the commitments made in the joint statement the US and the DPRK.”
During the preparation for the meeting of the leaders of the United States and the DPRK Kim Jong-UN said to stop nuclear tests and the closure of nuclear test site in the North of the Republic.
However, in early August, Reuters reported, citing a UN report that the sanctions imposed against the country by the UN security Council in September 2017, did not prevent Pyongyang from testing nuclear and missile programs.
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“North Korea did not stop its nuclear and missile program and continued to ignore the resolutions of the Security Council, significantly increasing the receipt of mineral oil by means of illegal transportation on ships, as well as increasing the transportation of coal by sea for 2018,” the report says.
At the same time to disguise the supply of petroleum products for ships carrying such cargoes, switched off the tracking system, the report said.