Jun 1, 2018 - World

North Korean official hand-delivers response to Trump's cancellation

Kim Yong-chol, aide to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, has arrived at the White House to meet with U.S. officials and hand-deliver North Korea's response to President Trump's announcement cancelling the June 12 summit in Singapore.

Be smart: U.S. and North Korean officials have been proceeding as if the summit is still on. Both nations have dispatched teams to Singapore, North Korea and the U.S. to nail down details of an anticipated summit. Yesterday, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Kim Yong-chol in New York and expressed optimism that a summit could happen and announced additional conditions for the meetings.

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