Could Trump and Kim Jong Un's meeting bear fruits? Pundit weighs in

In what has been considered a historical moment, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump are currently in their second summit meeting.

Could this meeting be a permanent solution for the North Korea peninsula?

READ: Donald Trump says US may take unilateral action on North Korea

International relations professor at Wits University John Stremlau says this meeting is hard to forecast given the nature of the leaders involved.

Trump will be meeting with Kim Jong UN later today but the real discussion will be tomorrow.

John Stremlau, International relations professor - Wits University

What Trump had said is that he wants the de-nuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and the abandonment of Korean nuclear capacity.

John Stremlau, International relations professor - Wits University

And what Kim Jong UN wants is access to western capital, to trade and do investment and aid because of the sanctions keeping that economy very isolated.

John Stremlau, International relations professor - Wits University

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