During a statement at the White House on Thursday, South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong stated that Kim Jong-un “expressed his eagerness” to meet with President Trump and Trump stated he would meet with North Korea’s leader by May.
Chung said, “Kim pledged that North Korea will refrain from any further nuclear or missile tests. He understands that the routine joint military exercises between the Republic of Korea and the United States must continue. And he expressed his eagerness to meet President Trump as soon as possible. President Trump appreciated the briefing, and said he would meet Kim Jong-un by May to achieve permanent denuclearization.”
He added that South Korea, the US, and their partners will keep pressure on North Korea until it matches its words with actions.
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