Donald Trump wants to grant Kim Jong Un's wishes: South Korea

Donald Trump wants to grant Kim Jong Un's wishes: South Korea

Donald Trump wants to grant Kim Jong Un's wishes: South Korea

President Trump said Saturday that his next face-to-face meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will likely be held in January or February, at a site yet to be determined.

Trump said they had discussed three sites for the summit but had not decided anything, adding that he was open to receiving Kim in the United States at some point, reports Efe news.

Trump added that at some point he would invite the North Korean ruler to the United States.

Trump has frequently described a warm personal relationship with Kim, arguing that this rapport would help him succeed at a diplomatic breakthrough that has eluded US presidents since the 1950s.

The Trump-Kim summit in June of this year was created to help ease the tensions between the two nations - though critics have questioned whether North Korea has complied with agreements reached at the historic meeting.

Moon also emphasized he and Trump agreed that Kim's trip to Seoul would help build a momentum for denuclearization efforts in the Korean peninsula.

The US has demanded North Korea take concrete action towards denuclearization, while the regime calls for a peace treaty to be signed in order to guarantee security.

Mr Moon's comments came one day after he met the US President at the G20 economic summit in Argentina.

During his return from the G20 summit in Buenos Aires, Trump told reporters that "three sites" were in consideration for the meeting, a follow-up to their summit in Singapore in June.

Last November, a North Korean soldier was critically wounded in a jointly controlled area after he fled to the South amid a hail of bullets fired by his former comrades.

The primary goal of discussions between the USA and North Korea remains the creation of "a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula", said a White House statement issued Saturday following Trump's meeting in Argentina with Chinese Present Xi Jinping. Ban said he hopes the summit will occur at a time when the global community feels confident about North Korea's commitment to denuclearization. The South Koreans have expressed hope the visit - which would be a first for a North Korean leader - could happen by the end of this year.

In September, the President said that he wanted to schedule a second summit with Kim.

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