Full Replay: President Trump Holds Press Conference After North Korea Summit in Singapore

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President Donald Trump holds a press conference after his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Read the full transcript here.

Highlights of the president's prepared remarks and Q&A session with reporters:





Trump touts successes: Secured commitment to complete denuclearization. Secured the release of 3 American hostages. The ability to recover remains of fallen heroes, troops that were killed in the Korean Conflict.

Trump said that without Otto Warmbier the summit would not have happened. He said the detained American returned to the U.S. in a comatose condition "did not die in vain."

Trump said "at the appropriate time" there is a possibility of a future Kim Jong-un visit to Washington and a U.S. visit to Pyongyang.

Tells media: I don't want to go after the press, but we haven't given up anything (other than agreeing to the meeting).

"Sure they got a meeting," the president said, "but only a person that dislikes Donald Trump would say that I've agreed to make a commitment."

Trump on meeting: Kim Jong Un and I got to know each other well in a confined period of time.

Asked if he is "comfortable" calling Kim Jong-un "very talented." Answered that he is talented.

Prepared to start a new history with North Korea.

"Hope" that the Korean War can "soon end."

Quote: "Yesterday's conflict does not have to be tomorrow's war."

Quote: "Anyone can make war but only the courageous can make peace."

Said Kim Jong Un agreed to start destroying a missile site.

Quote: "I know for a fact that Kim will start a process when he returns to North Korea."

** Trump also responded to the now-famous image of him with G7 leaders. He said the picture is misleading, it looks like the leaders weren't friendly but in reality, they were just having a "friendly talk."

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