RT America - April 18, 2018

OPCW officials come under fire in Syria's Douma

Investigators with the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) were forced to retreat from Douma, Syria, on Wednesday, after their convoy was shot at. No injuries were reported.  RT America’s Anya Parampil reports.

 

Trump praises Pompeo after secret trip to North Korea

CIA director Mike Pompeo reportedly made a secret trip to North Korea to meet with Kim Jong-un over Easter weekend. Meanwhile, Pompeo is currently awaiting congressional confirmation as US Secretary of State. RT America’s Manila Chan reports.

 

Secret North Korea meeting in ‘everybody’s best interest’ – professor

RT America’s Ed Schultz speaks with the director of the Nuclear Studies Institute at American University, Peter Kuznick, about CIA director Mike Pompeo’s recent visit to North Korea. As Kuznick points out, the Korean Peninsula has been in a perpetual state of war since 1953. The next step towards long-lasting peace, he says, would be to secure a location for a meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.