North Korea Summit is Back On, Says US President Donald Trumo

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Donald Trump, the President of the United States of America is set to meet with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un in two weeks, after a visit from an envoy from North Korea.

Last week, Trump cancelled the said summit. He blamed the “tremendous anger and open hostility” on the part of the leader of North Korea.

However, the discussions are now back on, after the visit of General Kim Yong-chol to the White House yesterday.

With him, he brought a letter that was from Kim Jong-un, which Trump explained to reporters to be  “very nice,” though he later admitted that he still did not have the chance to read the said letter yet.

However, the White House has confirmed that the US President has already read the letter.

The said meeting is set to take place on the 12th June, the originally scheduled date, and is said to be held in Singapore.

Items on the agenda of the meeting will include a formal end to the nuclear programme of North Korea and the Korean War.

However, President Trump said that the two leaders may not be able to reach a final agreement regarding the nuclear weapons during the initial meeting.

If the summit does go ahead, President Trump will be recorded as the first sitting American President that had the opportunity to meet a leader of North Korea.

The arrangements for the said meeting have had a rocky ride, however, things seemed to be more positive at the start of this week when Moon Jae-in, the leader of South Korea, had a surprise meeting with the North Korean Leader.

The meeting was the second time that he and Kim Jong-un had met this year, which was considered to only be the third inter-Korean summit and the first to be held in 11 years.