Trump plans to fulfill within the Oval Workplace with Kim’s envoy, Kim Yong Chol, the White Home mentioned. It is the highest-level assembly between a US president and a North Korean official since 2000.
High-level US officers haven’t learn the letter from Kim to Trump, however are conscious usually of its contents, an individual accustomed to the matter mentioned. They discovered of the letter’s substance by diplomatic channels within the absence of studying the letter itself, the individual mentioned.
The understanding among the many US officers is the letter is usually optimistic and a step in the correct course towards a gathering between Kim and Trump.
Kim Yong Chol met this week with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo forward of a possible summit between Trump and Kim.
That episode is tentatively set for June 12 in Singapore.