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US not 'starry-eyed' about North Korea nuclear deal: John Bolton

2018-08-06 09:27:52       source:Straits Times

August 6, 2018

WASHINGTON (AFP)  As North Korea reportedly continues to build missiles and produce plutonium, a top aide to US President Donald Trump said Sunday that "there's nobody in his administration starry-eyed about the prospects of North Korea actually denuclearising."

National Security Advisor John Bolton said that the "point may well come" when the US concludes that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is not serious about his promises to denuclearise.

But Bolton, speaking on "Fox News Sunday," said Trump had gone out of his way to make it easy for Kim to comply with promises made when the two men met on June 12 in Singapore.

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