Published on 23 Aug 2017 Sections

Trump: ‘Kim Jong-un starting to respect us’

Asia Correspondent

After weeks of threats, the war of words between President Trump and the leader of North Korea seemed to have gone quiet. Last night, the President told supporters: “I respect the fact that I believe he is starting to respect us.” But earlier today during a tour of the North Korean academy of defence, Kim Jong-un ordered the production of more warhead components and rocket engines.