Kim Jong Un willing to discuss denuclearisation, says US

Last Updated: Mon, Apr 09, 2018 08:14 hrs
North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un looks on during the test-fire of inter-continental ballistic missile Hwasong-14 in this undated photo released by North Korea's KCNA in Pyongyang

Washington: The administration of United States President Donald Trump on Sunday said the North Korea has confirmed that it is willing to discuss denuclearisation with them.

"The U.S. has confirmed that Kim Jong Un is willing to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula," The Washington Post quoted an administration official as saying.

This confirmation comes a month after a South Korean delegation announced that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has expressed his desire to meet President Trump.

The meeting might take place by the end of next month.

It has to be noted here that ever since that announcement, Pyongyang has not made any statement about the potential summit. Even when Kim visited Beijing earlier this month, no mention about the same came up.

Till three weeks ago, uncertainty lingered over the first-ever meeting between Trump and Kim as Washington was yet to hear directly from Pyongyang on the invitation extended by Kim via South Korean intermediaries.

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