Donald Trump is using far more carrots than sticks to persuade Kim Jong-un to dismantle his nuclear arsenal. Photo: AP

Trump-Kim summit 2019: will a softer approach get a firm result on Pyongyang’s denuclearisation?

  • The US president has struck a less confrontational note ahead of the Hanoi summit, but sceptics say he is maintaining the ‘fiction of disarmament’
  • China and South Korea are hoping for peace on the peninsula, with the latter holding out for a declaration that would finally end the Korean war
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Donald Trump is using far more carrots than sticks to persuade Kim Jong-un to dismantle his nuclear arsenal. Photo: AP
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