Deal With North Korea Is ‘In The Making’ Says Trump

US President, Donald Trump

United States President, Donald Trump, in a series of tweets has said a deal with North Korea is “very much in the making”, a day after revealing he had agreed to meet its leader, Kim Jong-un.

North Korea has yet to make a statement on the meeting, announced by the South, the BBC reports.

Earlier, the White House said the meeting would not take place unless Pyongyang took “concrete actions.”

U.S media report that Mr. Trump made the decision to meet Mr. Jong-un without consulting key figures in his administration, who are now scrambling to catch up.

The U.S Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson, was on his first official trip to Africa when the announcement was made.

He told journalists on Friday that the decision to meet Mr. Jong-un was one “the President took himself.”

“I spoke to him very early this morning about that decision and we had a very good conversation,” Mr. Tillerson added.

Mr. Trump stunned observers when he agreed to the summit following an invitation delivered by South Korean envoys.

No sitting U.S President has ever met a North Korean leader.


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