A Mood of Reconciliation around North Korea: No Change to be Seen in the Foreseeable Future

After all the excitement around the historical summit between North Korea and the United States that took place in Singapore on June 12th, the world has been left in a state of confusion. The joint statement released by the two countries was a disappointment, however it should be noted that even a short passage is an accomplishment, given the sense of distrust existing between the two countries since the Korean War. The statement failed to discuss anything concrete, and was less substantive than any other previous agreement with North Korea. The joint statement also featured the emergence of additional variables that potentially make the international denuclearization efforts of North Korea

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