Trump Says Russia Will Help With North Korea Denuclearization

North Korea to Hand Over Up to 55 Sets of US Remains Soon: Reports

North Korea to Hand Over Up to 55 Sets of US Remains Soon: Reports

The president echoed his own statement to reporters from a day before, when he said that "we have no time limit [on denuclearization]".

The White House has hailed the summit between Kim and Trump in Singapore as a major breakthrough toward disarming the isolated, nuclear-armed North in exchange for easing of sanctions and other help with economic development.

Trump tweeted the remark on Wednesday, promising "big benefits and exciting future" for Pyongyang "at end of process." .

At the June 12 Singapore summit with President Donald Trump, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un agreed to cooperate in the recovery of remains, "including the immediate repatriation of those already identified".

U.S. -North Korea relations are "very good" and "the process is moving along", Trump added.

Speaking at a press conference in the United Kingdom last week, the USA president said negotiations with Pyongyang would be "probably a longer process than anybody would like". The gathering came after Pyongyang demolished tunnels leading to its underground nuclear testing site. He even offered Russian assistance with modernizing North Korea's energy infrastructure after sanctions are relaxed.

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But Trump crossed a line with his comments Monday, Murphy said, by "throwing the entire intelligence community under the bus". I have President Putin; he just said it's not Russian Federation . "I will say this, I don't see any reason why it would be".

Sunday's meeting marked the first time in almost a decade the US -led United Nations Command (UNC) met with their North Korean counterparts.

The news comes just weeks after the North Korean leader met with Donald Trump.

He has previously suggested he helped lay at least the groundwork for the summit between Trump and Kim in June.

The job for the United States now, he said, is "to get the entire country to understand that they have that strategically wrong".

But Pompeo has cautioned that there are dangers in making what he believes are the same mistakes of past administrations - namely, providing any relief from sanctions until North Korea completely gives up its nuclear weapons.

A senior US defense official says Washington hopes North Korea returns about 50 sets of remains within two weeks, . but the details are still thought to be sketchy.

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