Tokyo — A Nobel Prize-winning anti-nuclear group offered on Monday to pay for next week’s historic summit between the US and North Korea — including the delicate issue of Kim Jong-un’s hotel bill. Who will cough up for lodgings at the five-star Fullerton Hotel, believed to be the North Korean leader’s preferred option, is one of many reported logistical and protocol headaches surrounding this month’s meeting between Kim and US President Donald Trump. The US is prepared to pay but fears offending cash-poor but pride-rich North Korea, the Washington Post wrote last week. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (Ican) said it was willing to help resolve the impasse by bankrolling Kim’s delegation, using part of the $1.1m cash prize it received for winning last year’s Nobel Peace Prize. "We are ready to shoulder the cost of the summit, naturally including expenses for accommodation and conference venues," Akira Kawasaki, an Ican representative in Japan, told AFP. "If holdi...

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