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World news: trump willing to make changes in the armistice agreement on the Korean Peninsula in exchange for the denuclearization of the DPRK.

The President of the United States Donald trump agreed “to change the armistice agreement” which officially put an end to the Korean war, in exchange for the denuclearization of North Korea, said on Monday us Secretary of state Mike Pompeo.

“(North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN – Ed.) very clearly demonstrated a commitment to the complete denuclearization of his country. President (USA) has pledged to ensure that we change the armistice agreement, will provide security guarantees which are necessary for the Chairman to Kim,” said M. Pompeo, speaking in Detroit.

At the same time M. Pompeo did not specify what changes are going on, but said that many details to be worked out .

Since 1953, when the Korean Peninsula ended the active phase of hostilities, the Treaty to end the Korean war is still not signed, but the cease-fire.

“We still need to specify what lies at the basis of the commitments that were taken on that day in Singapore,” he said.

M. Pompeo, who twice traveled to Pyongyang ahead of the summit D. trump and Kim Jong UN, also said that he was “likely to return (the DPRK – Ed.) before it’s too late” to work on these details.

Answering a question of journalists about whether there will be a second summit D. trump and Kim Jong-UN, the Secretary of state said that now “it is difficult to say.”

On June 12 in Singapore, a meeting of the President of the United States Donald trump and the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN, following which the parties signed the agreement. The USA undertook to provide guarantees to the North Korean authorities, but the DPRK reiterated its commitment to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

D. trump said he would agree to ease sanctions when Pyongyang will take a number of measures aimed at eliminating its nuclear Arsenal.