Bolton: Trump would be 'disappointed' if North Korea launches missile test

Leroy Wright
March 14, 2019

President Donald Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Feb. 27, 2019, in Hanoi, Vietnam.

Bolton told Raddatz that Trump is "open to a third summit" with Kim but that nothing has been scheduled.

Japan and the European Union have submitted a motion condemning North Korea's rights record to the United Nations every year since 2008.

Kim now doubles as chairman of the State Affairs Commission and supreme commander of the Korean People's Army.

"I'd rather not get into the specifics on that", he told ABC News' Martha Raddatz on "This Week". But she said they haven't got a date on the calendar.

Images of Samundong taken on February 22 showed cars and trucks at the site, as well as rail cars and cranes at a yard, U.S. news outlet NPR has reported. Pyongyang began to dismantle the largest missile engine test site in the country after the first summit with the Singapore in June.

On Tuesday, the Center for Strategic International Studies' (CSIS) Beyond Parallel published satellite images taken on March 2 that show new activity at the Sohae (Tongchang-ri) launch facility in the northwestern part of North Korea.

Located on the outskirts of Pyongyang, Samundong was built in 2012 to support development of long-range missiles and space-launch vehicles.

"So more work to do", Pompeo said.

Bolton says he won't speculate on North Korean nuclear site

North Korean state-run media reported that voter turnout was 99.99 percent.

"In that vein, it is extremely unusual for the North Korean leader to not be elected".

The panel said it is continuing investigations into "multiple attempts at military cooperation" between North Korea and various Libyan authorities and sanctioned "entities" and foreign nationals working on their behalf.

Robert Manning, a senior fellow at the Atlantic Council, said the North Korean economy is likely to dwindle as the result of sanctions.

The country also continues to violate an arms embargo, a ban on importing luxury goods and financial sanctions and it defies sanctions on its exports, including through "a massive increase in illegal ship-to-ship transfers of petroleum products and coal", the report says.

"So far, they are not", Stanton said. What issues do you think were brought up and how what sort of role will Seoul be required to play going forward? "And although the Trump administration threatened that, it hasn't followed through with that threat".

He says both North Korea and the US must restrain themselves to keep diplomacy alive.

Kim, however, has honored an informal freeze on nuclear and missile testing announced last April.

Biegun said that at last month's Hanoi summit, Trump rejected Kim's offer to eliminate a portion of his nuclear program in exchange for lifting "basically all" of the global sanctions.

Gmail and Google Drive services suffer outages around the world, including Singapore
Hopefully, Google will quickly solve this issue. 'Users will have issues accessing or attaching files in various products'. Google has not yet put out an official statement confirming the issue, or commented on how long the outage would last.

Other reports by

Discuss This Article