US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Kim Yong-chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong-un’s closest aides, after their meeting at the White House in Washington on June 1. Trump is scheduled to meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12, but how the question of denuclearisation will be resolved is still unclear. Photo: AP

Unless the US addresses North Korea’s legitimate security concerns, Trump’s ‘big deal’ with Kim Jong-un could become a ‘truly sad’ story

Zhang Chi says the Singapore summit will be futile if the US and the international community do not offer North Korea security assurances

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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Kim Yong-chol, former North Korean military intelligence chief and one of leader Kim Jong-un’s closest aides, after their meeting at the White House in Washington on June 1. Trump is scheduled to meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12, but how the question of denuclearisation will be resolved is still unclear. Photo: AP
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