World North Korea confirms to White House that it is willing to talk about denuclearization, administration officials say

09:27  10 april  2018
09:27  10 april  2018 Source:   MSN

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North Korea has confirmed directly to the Trump administration that it is willing to negotiate with the United States over potential denuclearization , administration officials said Sunday. White House officials have not said where the Trump-Kim summit will be held.

A man watches a TV news program showing a file image of a missile launch conducted by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. © AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon A man watches a TV news program showing a file image of a missile launch conducted by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016. North Korea has confirmed directly to the Trump administration that it is willing to negotiate with the United States over potential denuclearization, administration officials said Sunday.

The confirmation offers the administration greater assurances that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is committed to a potential meeting with President Trump by the end of next month.

“The U.S. has confirmed that Kim Jong-un is willing to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” an administration official said.

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WASHINGTON — North Korea has confirmed directly to the Trump administration that it is willing to negotiate with the United States about potential denuclearization , administration officials said Sunday

North Korea has confirmed instantly to the Trump administration that it 's prepared to barter with the U.S. over doable. “The U.S. has demonstrated that Kim Jong Un is willing to talk about the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula,” an administration authentic mentioned.

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South Korean emissaries, in a visit to the White House last month, had presented Kim’s invitation to meet with Trump, who quickly agreed.

But Pyongyang has been silent publicly since then about a summit, even as Kim visited Beijing earlier this month in his first visit outside North Korea since assuming control of the country after his father, Kim Jong Il, died in 2013. The Wall Street Journal was the first to report that the North has confirmed the offer to the United States.

Trump said last month that he was willing to have the historic meeting with Kim and instructed his aides to arrange it before the end of May. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is scheduled to make a two-day visit Trump at Mar-a-Lago, the president’s winter resort near Palm Beach, Fla., to coordinate strategy between the allies. South Korean President Moon Jae-in plans to meet with Kim at the end of April in a demilitarized zone between the North and South.

White House officials have not said where the Trump-Kim summit will be held. The agenda of the meeting is not yet known, and North Korea has not been clear about what steps it is willing to take to move toward denuclearization. During previous negotiations under different U.S. administrations, the North has agreed to freeze its nuclear weapons program in exchange for the lifting of international economic sanctions, only to violate the agreement by testing more weapons.

John Hudson contributed to this report.

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South Korea confirmed Wednesday that it is discussing a peace agreement which could formally end more than 60 years of war with the North, while offering an incentive for Pyongyang to discuss denuclearization. Chung Eui-yong, South Korea’s national security adviser, told the New York Times that he discussed a potential treaty with John Bolton, his newly appointed American counterpart, in Washington last week.

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