TRUMP: I HAVE ‘CONFIDENCE’ IN KIM JONG UN
July 10, 2018 | By Gabriella Muñoz
Ask the Lord to give our president great wisdom in working with North Korea and the negotiations taking place to settle all disputed claims. Pray into the points of the agreement they signed using our free Singapore Summit Prayer Guide.
Do two walk together, unless they have agreed to meet? (Amos 3:3)
President Trump touted an optimistic outlook on the U.S.-North Korea relationship on Monday, while criticizing China during the ongoing trade war.
Mr. Trump insisted that Chairman Kim Jong Un will uphold the Singapore summit agreement. He also accused China of possibly influencing the smaller Asian country.
I have confidence that Kim Jong Un will honor the contract we signed &, even more importantly, our handshake. We agreed to the denuclearization of North Korea. China, on the other hand, may be exerting negative pressure on a deal because of our posture on Chinese Trade-Hope Not! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 9, 2018
North Korea accused the U.S. of strong-arming negotiations on Saturday, after Secretary of State Michael Pompeo’s quick trip to hammer out denuclearization details. The country said America was making “gangster-like” demands, according to Associated Press reports.
On the other hand, Mr. Pompeo said the visit was productive.
“These are complicated issues but we made progress on almost all of the central issues. Some places a great deal of progress, other places there’s still more work to be done,” ….
Thursday, the U.S. and China officially engaged in a tit-for-tat trade war, with each side slapping the other with massive tariffs. (Excerpts from Gabriella Muñoz article in The Washington Times)