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Gist of press conference by Trump after U.S.-N. Korea summit

HANOI — The following is the gist of a press conference by U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday following a two-day summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi, which ended with no agreement.Trump said:


— Kim demanded all sanctions on North Korea be lifted.


— U.S. refused Kim’s demand as there was a “gap.”


— North Korea’s shutdown of Yongbyon nuclear complex was not enough to make a deal.


— It was very interesting and productive two days.


— He had papers ready to be signed but decided “do it right than do it fast.”


— Kim promised to continue suspension of nuclear and ballistic missile tests.


— U.S., N. Korea to continue talks, but the holding of another next summit is undecided.


— His relationship with Kim is still “strong.”

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