By Washington Examiner. . .A source told Axios that Trump is in favor of well-known American staples coming to North Korea, including McDonald’s, as he seeks to have the rogue nation open up to the world. Such cooperation hinges on a historic meeting Trump has planned for Tuesday in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un about denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. . .
Chung-in Moon, a special adviser to South Korean President Moon Jae-in, told CNN International that the North is looking to become a “normal state” recognized by the U.S. and “welcome American sponsors and multilateral consortiums coming into North Korea.”
He mentioned McDonald’s, along with a Trump-branded building, as examples of what a “modern” North Korea would look like, according to Daily Mail.
Any such private American investments would require the U.S. to lift sanctions placed on North Korea. (Read more from “Trump Has an Appetite for Seeing Mcdonald’s Come to North Korea” HERE)
Trump Kim Summit: North Korea Sets out Its Singapore Agenda
By BBC. North Korean state media has raised the possibility Pyongyang could “establish a new relationship” with the US.
It comes a day before North Korean leader Kim Jong-un holds historic talks with US President Donald Trump.
The comments are a marked shift in tone from the isolated country after decades of animosity towards the US.
Both leaders arrived in Singapore on Sunday evening. Mr Trump has said he has a “good feeling” about their much-anticipated summit.
He tweeted on Monday morning that there was “excitement in the air” in Singapore. (Read more from “Trump Kim Summit: North Korea Sets out Its Singapore Agenda” HERE)