US president says news reports suggesting North Korean leader Kim is ‘gravely ill’ were based on old documents.
United States President Donald Trump earlier this week threw more cold water on news reports suggesting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un was gravely ill, calling it “fake” news.
“I think the report was incorrect,” Trump said at a White House briefing, adding that he heard the reporting was based on “old documents”.
Kim has sought to have international sanctions against his country eased, but has refused to dismantle his nuclear weapons programme, a steadfast demand by the US.
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