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No Deal in Hanoi: What Next for Kim & Trump?

February 28, 2019

The Hanoi summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un has broken down. The two leaders failed to strike a deal over trading concessions on economic sanctions for concrete denuclearization measures. So, what next? Our guests: Jin-Heon Jung (Free University), Erik Kirschbaum (LA Times), Cherie Chan (DW)

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Dr. Jin-Heon Jung from the Institute of Korean Studies at Berlin’s Free University says: "No more tug-of-war. Instead, it’s time for the US to show that it is also willing to take irreversible steps towards peace for our future generation." 


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Erik Kirschbaum, author and journalist who writes for the Los Angeles Times, says: “Talking is better than testing. Trump deserves credit for convincing North Korea to at least temporarily stop testing nuclear weapons and firing missiles.” 


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Cherie Chan, a Hong Kong-born journalist currently working with Deutsche Welle’s social media and Asia desks says: "China is supportive of more US-North Korea interaction – as long, that is, that they don’t get too cozy with each other." 

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