Key events in North Korea-U.S. ties during the Trump presidency
North Korea's Kim Jong Un awaits the winner of next week's U.S. presidential election armed with greater levermore
July 28, 2017: North Korea conducts a second Hwasong-14 ICBM test (pictured), two weeks after its first test-fmore
Sept. 3, 2017: North Korea carries out its sixth nuclear test, claiming to have mastered hydrogen bomb technolmore
Sept. 19, 2017: Trump threatens to "totally destroy" North Korea; two days later Kim called Trump a "mentally more
Nov. 29, 2017: North Korea test-fires Hwasong-15 ICBM, capable of reaching the entire United States, and declamore
Feb. 25, 2018: North Korean official Kim Yong Chol (R) expresses willingness for U.S. talks while visiting Soumore
June 12, 2018: Kim, Trump hold first summit in Singapore, agreeing to denuclearization of the Korean peninsulamore
June 19, 2018: South Korea and the U.S. announce suspension of joint military exercises. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
July 27, 2018: North Korea returns remains of 55 U.S. soldiers. U.S. Army/ Sgt. Quince Lanford/Handout via REmore
Sept. 9, 2018: North Korea displays ICBMs at military parade. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
Feb. 28, 2019: Trump and Kim end their second summit in the Vietnamese capital of Hanoi without an agreement dmore
May 4, 2019: Kim supervises tests of rockets and a new short-range ballistic missile (SRBM) in first such testmore
June 30, 2019: Trump and Kim meet for the third time in DMZ on the Korean peninsula. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
July 23, 2019: Kim inspects a large, new submarine, possibly designed for submarine-launched ballistic missilemore
Aug. 24, 2019: Kim oversees the test of a new "super-large" multiple launch rocket system (MLRS). KCNA via REmore
Oct. 2, 2019: North Korea test-fires new Pukguksong-3 SLBMs. KCNA via REUTERS
March 21, 2020: Kim supervises test of new tactical guided weapon (pictured); Trump sends letter to Kim offerimore
Oct. 10, 2020: North Korea unveils a new ICBM and SLBM at military parade. KCNA via REUTERS
Oct. 22, 2020: Trump says he has a very good relationship with Kim and stopped war; Biden likens Kim to Nazi Gmore
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