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Trump-Kim Summit

US-North Korea accord riddled with pitfalls, experts say

Vague denuclearization, omission of missiles and drill cancellation all pose challenges

Residents of Pyongyang read up on Kim Jong Un's summit with U.S. President Donald Trump.
North Koreans crowd around a newspaper reporting on the U.S.-North Korea summit at a subway station in Pyongyang on June 13.   © Kyodo

SINGAPORE/NEW YORK -- North Korea is "no longer a Nuclear Threat," U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted on Wednesday morning. "Just landed -- a long trip, but everybody can now feel much safer than the day I took office," read the post.

If Trump's tweet is to be believed, the first-ever summit between the two nations' leaders was a success for the world. But it is quickly becoming clear that there are differences in interpretation of the joint statement signed on Tuesday by Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

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