The US on Wednesday reiterated that the 123 Agreement and not the contentious Hyde Act would govern a civilian nuclear agreement it struck with India. Earlier this month, Congress party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi, on a visit to Washington, asserted India was bound by only the 123 Agreement and not the Hyde Act.
On June 30, Donald J. Trump became the first US president to set foot in North Korea. Trump made history when stepped across a low concrete marker accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and walked a few steps into the North. The two leaders agreed to have their negotiators resume an effort to reach what has so far been an elusive nuclear deal. US President Donald J. Trump, accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, stepped into North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom on June 30. Trump is the first sitting US president to set foot in North Korea. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)