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Trump Strikes Friendly Note with South Korea


The following is an excerpt from Andrew Egger | June 29, 2017 | Theweeklystandard.com |

Michael Warren is on vacation this week, and Andrew Egger is filling in for him on White House Watch. Michael will be back in the saddle on July 3.

President Donald Trump will meet with South Korean president Moon Jae-in today, his latest diplomatic meeting focusing on how to deal with Korea’s troublesome neighbors to the north.

President Moon, who was elected last month after his predecessor was impeached, is a liberal who has advocated for a softer diplomatic approach toward North Korea’s bellicose Kim regime in the past. But Moon struck a different tone after he arrived in the U.S. on Wednesday, pledging to stand with America as it pursues the goal of total North Korean nuclear disarmament.

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