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Why North Korea is in no hurry to do what the US wants

By Hervé Lemahieu on Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Meeting in Singapore last month, US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un captured the world’s attention and promised to work towards “new relations”. Why have mixed messages followed? At the end of a summit billed as an “epochal event”, ambitions were set high. North Korea reaffirmed its commitment to the “denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula”, while the US said it would stop “provocative” war games with South…