PYONGYANG, April 1, 2017 (Xinhua) -- Photo provided by Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 1, 2017 shows top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un (Front) recently guiding the Korean People's Army Tank Crews' Compet

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Trump: ‘Good Chance’ North Korea Will ‘Do What Is Right’ For Humanity

March 28, 2018 - 7:19 am
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WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) -- President Donald Trump says there's "a good chance'' that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will "do what is right for his people and for humanity'' and make moves toward peace.


 
In a pair of tweets early Wednesday, Trump says Chinese President Xi Jinping has told him a meeting Xi had with Kim this week "went very well.''
 
Trump says that according to Xi, the North Korean leader "looks forward'' to meeting the American president. The White House has said Trump plans to meet Kim by May amid nuclear tensions between the two nations.


 
Trump says that meanwhile "and unfortunately, maximum sanctions and pressure must be maintained at all cost!''

North Korea's state TV has aired a 40-minute report on Kim Jong Un's summit with Xi without any video of their meetings.
 
Footage released earlier Wednesday by China Central Television showed Kim appearing reserved and collected as he sat at a long table holding talks with Xi. The imagery was a stark contrast to the loose and jovial manner Kim seemed to have in his own state media's coverage of his meeting with South Korean envoys in Pyongyang earlier this month.
 
Two North Korean TV anchors alternated reading text reports about the meeting that was published hours earlier by the North's official Korean Central News Agency. KCNA released still photos of the Beijing meetings.
 
North Korean media also did not report Kim's comments in Chinese media about his supposed dedication to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and willingness to open talks with the United States.