People familiar with the contacts say the interactions have done nothing thus far to quell tensions over North Korea’s nuclear weapons and missile advances, which are now fueling fears of military confrontation. But they say the behind-the-scenes discussions could still be a foundation for more serious negotiation, including on North Korea’s nuclear weapons, should President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un put aside the bellicose rhetoric of recent days and endorse a dialogue.
The contacts are occurring regularly between Joseph Yun, the U.S. envoy for North Korea policy, and Pak Song Il, a senior North Korean diplomat at the country’s U.N. mission, according to U.S. officials and others briefed on the process. They weren’t authorized to discuss the confidential exchanges and spoke on condition of anonymity.
It may now look like we can officially likely determine that President Trump is using the North Korea situation as a complete diversion for obvious reasons, as the AP is now reporting that a back channel between North Korea and the Trump administration has been established.
Right now the mainstream media and politicians in Washington are acting like fools when it comes to this current situation involving North Korea and the United States, and it may just be Kim Jong Un and Trump are trolling the mainstream media and Washington Establishment with threats of attacks by both nations. With a back channel for diplomacy now established between North Korea and the Trump administration, it may just be that Trump is using the North Korea situation to keep certain news networks and politicians occupied with the situation in North Korea.