Trump, Moon signal openness for talks with North Korea

SpaceDaily.com reports: “President Donald Trump is open to the US holding talks with North Korea ‘under the right circumstances,’ the White House said Wednesday after South Korean President Moon Jae-In signalled a willingness to sit down with Kim Jong-Un.

Signs of a potential cooling following months of red-hot tensions on the Korean Peninsula came the day after North Korea reached a landmark agreement to send athletes to the Winter Olympics that will be hosted by the South, a move the international community broadly welcomed.

In a phone call with Moon, Trump expressed his openness to talks with Pyongyang ‘at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances,’ the White House said.

The two leaders also ‘underscored the importance of continuing the maximum pressure campaign against North Korea,’ White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders added in a statement confirming a South Korea account of the call…”

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