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north Korean state media on Monday lauded the spontaneous meeting between Kim Jong hoon and US president Donald Trump at the demilitarized zone dividing the two Koreas when you treat it with the top leaders of North Korea and the United States agreed to keep in close touch in the future too and resume and push forward productive dialogue for achieving a new breakthrough in the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula sounds in bilateral relations just a day before president trump shook hands with the north Korean dictator before crossing the border stepping across that line was a great honor making him the first sitting American president to set foot on north Korean soil during their meeting the pair agreed to restart denuclearization talks which secretary of state to Mike Pompeii okay said would start sometime in July , and the president , but when nuclear talks resume negotiators will be re visiting old disagreements that have scuttled previous talks all waiting for in February at their summit in Hanoi the two leaders failed to agree on the U. S. calls for denuclearization and north Korean demands for sanctions relief on Monday China and Japan praise the trump him meeting but at home a number of Democrats vying to replace trump in the White House voiced concern senators Bernie Sanders and Kamel Heris called the events a photo op as did senator Elizabeth Warren who tweeted quote our president shouldn't be squandering American influence on photo ops and exchanging love letters with a ruthless dictator