Poll: Majority skeptical North Korea will give up nuclear weapons as a result of Trump summit

Poll: Majority skeptical North Korea will give up nuclear weapons as a result of Trump summit
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Most Americans in a new poll are skeptical that President TrumpDonald John TrumpKimberly Guilfoyle reports being asymptomatic and 'feeling really pretty good' after COVID-19 diagnosis Biden says he will rejoin WHO on his first day in office Lincoln Project offers list of GOP senators who 'protect' Trump in new ad MORE’s meeting with Kim Jong Un will lead North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.

Fifty-three percent said that it's unlikely last week’s Singapore summit will lead North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons, a new ABC News/Washington Post poll found.

Although most Americans remain skeptical following the summit, the historic meeting apparently did improve people’s expectations about denuclearization.

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The number of Americans who see denuclearization as likely has increased from 30 percent to 41 percent, the poll found.

The summit, which ended with a vague joint accord stating a commitment to “denuclearize” the Korean Peninsula, has left many unsure of what will happen next.

Fifty-five percent of people in the new poll said that it was too early to tell whether or not the summit can be called a success for the U.S.

Less than one-third, 29 percent, said the summit was a success for North Korea and only 21 percent said the same about the U.S.

Forty-two percent also said war is now less likely in the long term, while 39 percent said that the summit made no difference to the likelihood of war.

The poll surveyed 495 adults from June 13-15. It has a sampling error of 5.5 percentage points.