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US too quick to warm again to North Korea, analysts warn

The outcome of the Pyongyang Summit has been welcomed by US President Donald Trump. His Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday invited North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho to meet next week on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York.

Many believe Mr Trump may agree to a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and it may possibly take place even before the Nov 6 mid-term elections in the United States.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 21, 2018, with the headline 'US too quick to warm again to North Korea, analysts warn'. Print Edition | Subscribe