Donald Trump with Kim Jong-un. Photo: AFP

Donald Trump says sanctions are hurting North Korea and he is in no rush for a deal with Kim Jong-un

  • Trump on Tuesday said he had received a very warm letter from Kim, calling the correspondence ‘beautiful’
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Donald Trump with Kim Jong-un. Photo: AFP
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Kim Hyok-chol in Hanoi in February. Photo: AFP

Dead or alive? Confusion on ‘executed’ envoy Kim Hyok-chol highlights mystery of North Korea

  • Sources say official who led talks in the run-up to February summit with Donald Trump remains alive despite execution claims
  • Confusion surrounding his fate is the latest example of conflicting reports on top officials in North Korea and highlights the difficulty of verifying information coming out of the secretive state
Topic |   North Korea

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Kim Hyok-chol in Hanoi in February. Photo: AFP
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