Trump: I look forward to meeting with Kim Jong-un
President Trump confirmed in a tweet this morning that his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is still on. The president expressed hope that Kim, who just visited Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing, "will do what is right for his people and for humanity."
Kim's message to Trump in Beijing: "The issue of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula can be resolved, if South Korea and the United States respond to our efforts with goodwill, create an atmosphere of peace and stability while taking progressive and synchronous measures for the realization of peace."
In a later tweet, Trump confirmed that he heard directly from Xi about the Kim meeting and that "maximum sanctions and pressure" would continue against North Korea until the summit takes place: