Former President Trump offered the North Korean strongman Kim Jong Un a trip home on Air Force One after their summit in Vietnam. That was announced on Monday.
The overture followed its seat in 2019 during negotiations on the North Korean nuclear program, reported the BBC.
Although talks collapsed – Trump said, « Sometimes you just have to walk » – the ex-president showed a little hospitality.
« President Trump offered Kim to go home on Air Force One, » said Trump’s best Asia expert on the National Security Council, Matthew Pottinger, on the BBC series » Trump Takes On the World « .
» The President knew that Kim had arrived in Hanoi on a multi-day train ride through China, and the President said, « I can get you home in two hours if you want », Pottinger said. « Kim refused. »
When the two leaders met in Singapore the previous year, Trump suddenly agreed to Kim’s request to suspend joint military exercises between the US and South Korea.
« Kim Jong Un complained As often in the past, about d he major joint exercises between South Korea and the American armed forces that have been conducted in the Korean peninsula for more than 60 years, « former National Security Advisor John Bolton said during the BBC series.
« Trump said out of nowhere, » I’m going to cancel the war games, « Bolton said. » They’re not needed, they’re expensive, and it will make you happy. « I couldn’t believe it. »
The revelations are in the third and final episode of the BBC series, which is scheduled to air on Wednesday, the network said.
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