The report came a day after Kim and Trump held a historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday.
The reporter asked at a press conference in Canberra: 'Are you anxious about the pull-out of American troops from North Korea and possibly Japan as well?' Trump's claim is dubious considering Pyongyang's significant weapons arsenal.
While it remains unclear how successful the move to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula will be, the agreement between Trump and Kim to repatriate the remains could lead to tangible outcomes for families of the missing soldiers, Davis said. "We will be stopping the war games, which will save us a tremendous amount of money, unless and until we see the future negotiation is not going along like it should", he said.
Controversy continued to escalate Wednesday over US President Donald Trump's remark on halting joint military drills with South Korea, fueling concern about his security commitment to long-standing allies in the region.
Without any prior warning, Trump announced he will be suspending the annual U.S. That's a long time for these big massive planes to be flying to South Korea to practice and then drop bombs all over the place and then go back to Guam.
Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha said earlier that he welcomed the meeting as "a good sign to the world, if they can practise what they agreed".
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The straight-faced Prime Minister replied grumpily: 'Well, there aren't any American troops in North Korea'.
But confusion grows over what Trump was referring to by stopping "war games" - a term he repeatedly used during post-summit interviews.
But Moon emphasized the need for North Korea to have a wider dialogue with South Korea and other countries. Pompeo, the former Central Intelligence Agency director, then plans to fly to Beijing to update the Chinese government on the talks.
"China is very concerned about the U.S. making use of North Korea as a strategic balancer in this region to hedge against the rise of China".
"I believe the two leaders need to be credited for the courage with which they made a decision to move forward with the summit and to engage in a constructive negotiation to reach an objective that is vital for us all: the peaceful and verifiable denuclearisation of North Korea", he stressed.
"Secretary Pompeo is scheduled to visit Cheong Wa Dae on Thursday".