North Korea’s nuclear weapons program has bedeviled past U.S. Presidents.
And some pundits thought Donald Trump was ready to launch a war to stop the program in its tracks.
But North Korea shocked the world with the one announcement no one ever thought was possible.
Ahead of a summit meeting with President Trump, North Korean state run news media reported dictator Kim Jong Un announced he was suspending all missile tests and closing a nuclear test site.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests, plans to close nuclear test site .
— Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) April 20, 2018
Trump responded the shocking news by noting it was significant progress.
North Korea has agreed to suspend all Nuclear Tests and close up a major test site. This is very good news for North Korea and the World – big progress! Look forward to our Summit.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 20, 2018
The media spent months launching into hysterical rants about how Trump was about to blunder in a nuclear war.
But all the while he was executing his strategy of maximum pressure.
And it appears to have paid off.
We will keep you up to date on any new developments in this case.