U.S. President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by May, a South Korean official announced late on Thursday, claiming that Kim has committed to denuclearization and will refrain from any further nuclear or missile tests.
“I told President Trump that in our meeting, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said he’s committed to denuclearization.
Kim pledged that North Korea will refrain from any further nuclear or missile tests,” Chung said.
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Kim further expressed his eagerness to meet with Trump “as soon as possible,” the official said.
“President Trump appreciated the briefing and said he would meet Kim Jong Un by May to achieve permanent denuclearization,” Chung told reporters.
Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in are due to meet for the first time in the second half of April. »