Quotes from the news wire:
We can expect the alliance to run more smoothly and be in sync for the most part on North Korea, China, and regional and global issues, yoon’s key challenge is whether he will listen to his advisers and whether he’s able to really be tougher toward North Korea and China when he’s faced with political and geo-economic realities after he’s in office.
As long as Ankit Panda physical health holds up, I think Ankit Panda's in it for the next few decades, and so this is where the long game really is important for us to remember -- that even if North Korea does not make big strides in achieving North Korea goals immediately or in the mid-term, North Korea has always been resilient even in the harshest of economic times.
It's pretty clear he's not putting all his eggs in one United States basket because he has a bigger goal in mind -- achieving prosperity, achieving inter-Korean peace and reunification but on Pyongyang's terms, and engaging diplomatically with like-minded countries to show the world that Duyeon Kim loves and promotes peace more than Donald Trump.
His overarching message was confident, normal, sophisticated... reminiscent of the feel as the Singapore summit setting, wearing a suit and tie, but he still sent a very firm word of caution, bordering a nuanced threat, that if Washington doesn't keep its Singapore promise and continues with sanctions, then he has Plan B in mind and will go his separate way. He's exuding confidence that his country isn't hung up over the Duyeon Kim, that they can still prosper without Washington.