Transcript for Kim Jong Un, Vladimir Putin hold first summit
We go overseas to that first ever summit between north Korean leader Kim Jong-un and Russian president Vladimir Putin. The two American rivals meeting after president trump and Kim hit a wall. And our chief global affairs anchor Martha Raddatz has the details. Good morning. Reporter: Good morning, George. President trump has touted his friendship, his love for Kim Jong-un but this morning, Kim has a new friend, Vladimir Putin. Just a short time ago the two leaders both obsessed with their images on the world stage toasting one another and their shared friendship with Kim presenting Putin a large golden sword. Putin made clear he supports the U.S. Efforts to completely denuclearize the Korean peninsula but how they get there is the sticking point. Talks broke down between the U.S. And North Korea after the second summit in Hanoi. President trump insisting there will be no sanctions relief until the north makes significant progress in denuclearization. Kim wants a more step-by-step process. Putin said this morning that Kim is ready to move forward with talks but he needs strong security guarantees to do so without explaining exactly what that means. Cecilia. A lot of questions there. We turn to this race to contain
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