[Washington, 10th Reuters]-US President Trump dismissed President Bolton's assistant officer (in charge of national security issues) on the 10th, and hopes that the US policy toward North Korea will return to emphasis on diplomacy.
North Korea announced on the 9th that it is ready to resume denuclearization talks with the stagnant US. In addition, North Korea has proposed to use military power to subvert the Kim Jong Un system, etc., and Mr. Bolton who has taken a strong attitude to the country, such as `` war frenzy '' `` human waste '' I have been accused of various expressions. According to several US government officials, Bolton was responsible for the fact that the second US-North Korea summit meeting in Hanoi, Vietnam, broke down in February.
International politics experts believe that Mr. Bolton's departure may work positively for the United States to resume negotiations with North Korea. However, he stabs him that it will not be easy to achieve the ultimate goal of the United States to give up North Korea's possession of nuclear weapons.
Reef Eric Easley, professor at Ewha Women's University in Korea, said, “This timing (to be dismissed by Bolton) will be convenient for US diplomacy against North Korea. It is well known that North Korea has despised Bolton. Kim Jong Un can decide that this is their victory for domestic politics, which will increase the probability that a denuclearization talk will begin soon. "
Harry Kajanis, North Korean expert at US think tank, Center for the National Interest, said Trump is now active in returning to a diplomatic line against North Korea against the war of overthrow Pointed out that a new person could be appointed as a new aide.
In fact, the US Department of State's Special Representative for Vegan North Korea, who has advocated diplomatic involvement in North Korea, has emerged as one of Bolton's successor candidates.
On the other hand, it is Secretary of State Pompeeo that North Korea criticized with Mr. Bolton and demanded that Mr. Trump replace “more mature” negotiators.
Mr. Pompeo stressed that there was no change in US diplomatic attitudes after responding to reporters at the White House after Bolton's dismissal. “It's always President Trump's policy that we have provided him with the best insight and understanding, but the leaders of any country in the world have lost one of the (diplomatic team). I don't expect Mr. Trump's foreign policy to change significantly. "