Unprecedented breakthrough as Trump agrees to meet North Korea’s Kim Jong Un
US President Donald Trump has agreed to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in May. This was confirmed by South Korea's National Security Adviser after delivering the invitation to the American President.
Kim has also committed to stopping nuclear and missile testing, even during joint military drills in South Korea last month, Chung Eui-yong told reporters in Washington.
The breakthrough came after Un invited Trump for a meeting. According to CNN, a South Korean delegation arrived at the White House on Thursday to update officials on their recent talks with Kim at the headquarters of the Worker's Party of Korea in Pyongyang.
The delegates spoke with Trump and also handed him a letter from Kim, inviting him to meet.
Earlier, Trump teased a "major announcement" on North Korea and the news is nothing short of groundbreaking.
The senior US official said North Korea has offered to suspend their nuclear missile testing alongside their invitation for talks. The official also said there are no plans to suspend the upcoming planned military exercises with South Korea.
According to the White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, the leader of the South Korean delegation and the National Security Office head Chung Eui-Yong will make the announcement from the stakeout position outside the West Wing with the rest of the South Korean delegation alongside reported ANI.
National Security Adviser Lt. General H.R. McMaster will also brief the UN Security Council on Monday regarding the situation in North Korea, according to a senior US official.