The US authorities, in the framework of an agreement with the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea on the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, submitted claims on 47 items. Today, June 17, the Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono said this in an interview with the NHK television channel.
“North Korea … was submitted requirements for 47 positions. If the demand for complete denuclearization in this sense is not met, then the sanctions against North Korea will not be lifted. I think that people understand this,” Kono said.
The head of the Japanese Foreign Ministry, Taro Kono, in an interview with the television channel En-Haych-kay. According to him, “Secretary of State Michael Pompeo brought to his attention during his visit to Pyongyang North Korea that the United States includes several things in the term “complete denuclearization”: the elimination in a verifiable and irreversible form of nuclear and other types of weapons of mass destruction – chemical, biological, as well as missiles and all relevant Facilities. ” He noted that “if the requirement of full denuclearization in this sense is not met, then the sanctions against North Korea will not be lifted. ”
According to Mun Jeong Ina, in return, “North Korea requires three types of guarantees – political, economic and military.”
“The question is what the US can offer in this regard,” he said.
On Tuesday in Singapore, the first ever summit of the leaders of the United States and the DPRK took place. The meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-no and signing of the final document took place in the colonial English-style Hotel Capella on Sentosa Island, which is separated by one bridge from Singapore.
Following the meeting, US President Donald Trump said that he had signed a “detailed” document with the DPRK, and stressed that the process of denuclearization of the Korean peninsula would begin “very quickly.” Kim Jong-un, in turn, called the signing of the final summit document with Trump in Singapore a “new start” in relations between the two countries and promised “big changes” in the future.
Formally, the DPRK and the United States are at war after the end of the military conflict in Korea in 1950-1953, which culminated in the signing of an armistice agreement. All the attempts of Pyongyang to conclude a peace treaty with Washington have been rejected by the United States so far, while at present there are more than 28,000 American servicemen in South Korea.
Russia is ready to participate in the process of nuclear disarmament of the DPRK, the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula must be resolved within the framework of the six negotiators,said first deputy head of the international committee of the Council of Federation, Vladimir Jabarov.
In Singapore on June 12, the first ever summit of the United States and the DPRK takes place, at which a meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un took place.
“Russia is ready to promote a peaceful settlement on the Korean peninsula, the process of denuclearization must be resolved within the framework of the six negotiators, while Pyongyang expects security guarantees from the world community, and, above all, the United States,” the senator said.
Jabarov believes that from the first meeting of the leaders of the United States and the DPRK, one should not expect breakthrough solutions. “This is the first, fact-finding meeting of the heads of state, now experts have to work,” the politician noted.
According to him, “after the first meeting, it is hardly worth waiting for the parties to come up with a comprehensive agreement.”
The Russian Federation welcomes the US-DPRK summit, positively assesses the attitude of Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington to the settlement of the situation on the Korean peninsula through dialogue, said Russian President Vladimir Putin, speaking at an expanded meeting of the SCO summit in China.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres expects that the meeting of the leaders of the United States and the DPRK in Singapore will lead to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, the UN is ready to contribute to this process.