Trump Receives North Korean Envoy in Historic White House Visit

Trump Receives North Korean Envoy in Historic White House Visit

Trump Receives North Korean Envoy in Historic White House Visit

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's meetings Thursday with a top North Korean official ended more than two hours earlier than expected because the talks "went well" and "made progress" in salvaging an on-again, off-again summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, a USA official said.

Many North Korea refugees that Kim has worked with say they would like to see Kim Jong Un sign into an agreement at the summit.

He said the "big deal" will be on June 12th and that he believes the North Korean leader is committed to denuclearization.

Eight minutes later, according to the Washington Post, Trump admitted that he hadn't even opened the letter when a reporter asked if he sent anything back.

Naturally, when media personnel wanted to know more about the letter, the US President responded saying, "That letter was a very nice letter".

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Since then, preparations for the meeting kicked into high gear, with delegations from Washington and Pyongyang holding meetings in the demilitarized zone in North Korea and in NY. Trump, however, credited Secretary of State Mike Pompeo with forming a "very good relationship" with North Korea, leading to the release of American hostages and the beginning of talks.

Trump stopped short of making promises of what would come of the historic summit, however, noting, "It will be a process..." He has undertaken a flurry of diplomatic activity recently, meeting China's president in May, and is expected to attend a summit with Donald Trump this month. -North Korea summit, which President Donald Trump reinstated the previous day. "You're talking about years of hostility, years of problems / But I think you're going to have a really positive result in the end". Trump has repeatedly made it clear he's not under any illusions when it comes to a regime that often says one thing and does another.

"We will push forward to test the proposition that we can achieve that outcome", he said.

"Between now and if we're going to have a summit, they're going to have to make clear what they're willing to do".

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