North Korea 'could have the best hotels' on its beaches, according to Trump
"As an example, they have great beaches," Trump said to reporters
In a press conference following his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore, President Donald Trump has praised North Korea's "great beaches" and said they would be a great location for hotels.
According to the US President, the North Korean economy would benefit greatly from ocean-side beaches. "As an example, they have great beaches," Trump said to reporters. "You see that whenever they're exploding their cannons into the ocean. I said, 'Boy, look at that view. Wouldn't that make a great condo?"
"You could have the best hotels in the world right there," Trump said. "Think of it from a real estate perspective. You have South Korea, you have China, and they own the land in the middle. How bad is that, right? It's great."
President Trump says North Korean beaches could make a great location for condos, they could also have great hotels pic.twitter.com/cZhhhTV72x
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North Korea's Pyongyang unveiled renovations to the city's futuristic, pyramid-shaped 105-story Ryugyong hotel last year.