- raising suspicions that China had asked Kim to put the breaks on the detente as trade tensions escalated - Kim Jong Un has sent Trump a flattering letter apparently just to make it clear that there are no hard feelings.
Trump tweeted out a copy of the letter Thursday shortly after landing in London, calling it "a very nice note from Chairman Kim of North Korea. Great progress being made!" In the letter, Kim said that the "strong will" of himself and Trump will lead to a "new future" between the DPRK and the US.
Here's the full text:
H.E. Donald J. Trump
United States of America
Your Excellency Mr. President,
The significant first meeting with Your Excellency and the joint statement that we signed together in Singapore 24 days ago was indeed the start of a meaningful journey.
I deeply appreciate the energetic and extraordinary efforts made by Your Excellency Mr. President for the improvement of relations between the two countries and the faithful implementation of the joint statement.