President Donald Trump has said that North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un wants to meet again for negotiations, after Kim reportedly apologized for missile tests and complained about US military exercises.
Spilling the beans on the contents of the “beautiful” letter he received from Kim on Friday, Trump said that he “would like to meet and start negotiations as soon as the joint U.S./South
Kim’s missive came after Pyongyang carried out a number of missile tests over the last two weeks, which, it says, were conducted “to send an adequate warning” to the US and South Korea.
North Korea has repeatedly cited the military exercises across its border as a sticking point on the path to peace, calling them a rehearsal for invasion. Though this month’s exercises are a slimmed down version of the usual ‘Ulchi Freedom Guardian’ summer exercises, Trump still took Kim’s side on the drills, calling them “tremendously expensive” and “provocative.”Suicide (non-)watch: What we know about Jeffrey Epstein’s death…and what we don’t