Trump Forced to Abandon Surprise Visit to DMZ


    November 08, 2017 12:31

    U.S. President Donald Trump attempted to make a surprise visit to the heavily fortified border with North Korea but failed due to bad weather, a Cheong Wa Dae official said Wednesday.

    President Moon Jae-in was waiting for him at a guard post in the demilitarized zone.

    White House staff discuss the situation as U.S. President Donald Trump sits grounded in his car due to heavy fog in Seoul on Wednesday. /Yonhap

    Heavy fog prevented Trump's helicopter from landing, forcing him to return to a U.S. military base in Yongsan, Seoul.

    The trip was proposed by Moon on Tuesday, despite Trump's earlier announcement that he would not go to the border because it has become a cliché.

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