Saturday, June 29, 2019

President Trump Tweets Proposal To Meet Kim Jung-un At The DMZ

Reuters: Trump offers North Korea's Kim weekend meeting in demilitarised zone

OSAKA/SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday proposed a weekend meeting with Kim Jong Un at the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea, an encounter North Korea said would be meaningful if it goes ahead.

If Trump and Kim do meet, it will be for the third time in just over a year, and four months after their second summit broke down with no progress on U.S. efforts to get North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.

North Korea said it had not had an official proposal.

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Update #1: Trump says he could meet North Korea's Kim at DMZ (AP)
Update #2: Trump invites Kim Jong-un for meeting at DMZ (Korea Times)

WNU Editor: This is the North Korean response so far .... Trump's surprise DMZ invite to Kim Jong Un 'very interesting,' North Korea official says (FOX News). If I was Kim Jong Un I would accept the offer. Having the first U.S. President on North Korean soil would be a huge diplomatic and propaganda triumph. And he has nothing to lose.