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Trump vows to maintain 'maximum pressure' on North Korea

Although the president's rhetoric regarding Kim Jong-un has mellowed, the US still says it wants to see steps toward denuclearisation before any talks between the two leaders.

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    North Korea state media say Friday's summit with South Korea paves the way for a new era of peace and prosperity.

    But US President Donald Trump is vowing to maintain maximum pressure on Pyongyang until it gives up its nuclear weapons.

    His comments follow a historic declaration of peace from the North and South Korean leaders on Friday.

    Al Jazeera's Kimberly Halkett reports from Washington, DC.


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