They suffer much in north Korea. They have it tough in the Dprk, said the president at a press briefing on the property Mar-a-Lago in Florida on Friday.
According to several reports, Pyongyang has not suspended its nuclear weapons and missile programmes. The U.S. position has been to continue to put maximum pressure on north Korea until it interrupts programmes.
thus decided to cancel the planned tightening of the sanctions.
"I thought simply that no further sanctions are necessary right now," said Trump on, but added that it does not exclude new sanctions further in the future.
He also mentioned another reason. After the last meeting with the north Korean leader Kim Jong-Un in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi, expressed the Trump that they both will very well agree, and that they ”understand each other.
"I think it is very important to maintain the relationship, at least as long as you can," said Trump.