The United States President, Donald Trump has promised to curb North Korea’s nuclear weapons program would be “front and center” of his two-day visit to South Korea and he projected optimism that the rising tensions could be abated peacefully.
Trump who stated this today, repeatedly addressed interlocking issues of security and trade at the heart of his visit . he also stated he would be meeting with generals about North Korea. And later, after receiving a formal welcome from South Korean President Moon Jae-in, Trump also praised Seoul’s expansive purchases of American military equipment, which he said goes a long way to making the trade relationship between the two nations more equitable
while Moon said he hoped Trump’s visit would be an opportunity to resolve “anxiety” in the region over North Korea.Trump, in his own brief remarks, said Pyongyang would be “front and center” of discussions but avoided the fiery language he has used so often against North Korea and its dictator, Kim Jong Un.
Meanwhile , in another development , the South Korean police were on high alert in Seoul on Today to monitor protests by both critics and supporters of President Donald Trump as the U.S. leader arrived in the country amid concerns over North Korea’s nuclear threats.
Surrounded by thousands of police officers and a tight perimeter created by buses, hundreds of anti-Trump protesters rallied at a boulevard near the U.S. Embassy, holding banners that read “No Trump” and “No War.”
The demonstrators accused the outspoken president of raising tensions with North Koreaand pressuring Seoul to buy more U.S. weapons. They also criticized him for pressing Seoul to re-do a bilateral free trade deal between the countries so that it’s more favorable to the United States.