Most of the people in the administration of US President Donald Trump have welcomed the cancellation of the summit with North Korea, an American political analyst says.
James Jatras, a former Senate foreign policy adviser in Washington, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Saturday, after Trump announced on Thursday that he was calling off the summit North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un, which was scheduled to take place on June 12 in Singapore.
On Friday, however, Trump had indicated the summit could go ahead as planned after welcoming a conciliatory statement from Pyongyang, which said it remained open to talks.
On Friday night, Trump said his administration was having “productive talks” with Pyongyang about reinstating the June 12 summit.
“The cancellation of the Trump-Kim summit was something I think that was welcomed by much of the team around President Trump who did not want that meeting to happen in the first…