President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that trade talks between the United States and China were "very productive" on Saturday.
"Very productive talks yesterday with China on Trade. Will continue today!" Trump tweeted. "I will be leaving for Hanoi, Vietnam, early tomorrow for a Summit with Kim Jong Un of North Korea, where we both expect a continuation of the progress made at first Summit in Singapore. Denuclearization?
"President Xi of China has been very helpful in his support of my meeting with Kim Jong Un," he continued. "The last thing China wants are large scale nuclear weapons right next door. Sanctions placed on the border by China and Russia have been very helpful. Great relationship with Chairman Kim!"
Trump also emphasized the potential for progress with a denuclearizing North Korea as he prepared to depart for Vietnam to hold a second summit with Kim Jong Un.
“Chairman Kim realizes, perhaps better than anyone else, that without nuclear weapons, his country could fast become one of the great economic powers anywhere in the World,” Trump said on Twitter.
Kim began the long train journey to Vietnam on Saturday for the meeting with Trump, state media reported
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