North Korea no longer poses a nuclear threat, nor is it the "biggest and most dangerous problem" for the United States, President Donald Trump said on Wednesday on his return from a summit in Singapore with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
US President Donald Trump insisted Thursday he is "very well-prepared" for a historic and potentially fraught summit with Kim Jong-un in five days, while hinting at the signing of a peace treaty and even a future White House visit by the North Korean leader.
US President Donald Trump said Friday he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as originally scheduled on June 12 for a historic summit after extraordinary Oval Office talks with a top envoy from Pyongyang.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who is on an official trip to Pyongyang, has invited North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to visit Moscow, as Russia becomes more involved in international efforts to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with his North Korean counterpart Ri Yong Ho on Thursday in Pyongyang, a trip seen as an attempt by Moscow to make its voice heard in its neighbour state’s new push for diplomacy.
A senior figure in the North Korea was en route to the US on Wednesday, and Russia's top diplomat was preparing to visit Pyongyang as diplomatic preparations for a historic nuclear summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un gathered pace.
US President Donald Trump confirmed Tuesday that a top North Korean official is headed to New York for talks on an upcoming summit between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, as diplomatic efforts also accelerated in Asia.
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Monday there could be more impromptu talks and summits with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un, as US officials prepare for a historic meeting between President Donald Trump and Kim.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un committed in their surprise meeting to sitting down with US President Donald Trump and to a "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula."