Mon, 1 July 2019
On Sunday, President Donald Trump made history by becoming the first sitting US President to step foot inside of North Korea. But it’s still unclear whether this symbolic move will bear any fruits in the tense de-nuclearization negotiations between the two countries.
Meanwhile, Iran is watching closely at how events are playing out as Washington may attempt to use the Korean negotiations framework as a model for pressuring Tehran to comply with its demands upfront. This strategy might frustrate efforts to bring the US back into a nuclear deal with Iran. No doubt, Trump will try and use North Korea to his advantage to bolster his re-election bid in 2020.
21WIRE editor Patrick Henningsen discusses with RT International.
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Category:News & Politics -- posted at: 4:10pm EDT