It was not known what such measures would entail, but Kim's reported remarks have led some analysts to suspect that he may call for removing the US nuclear umbrella for South Korea, a key USA ally in Asia, and withdrawing American troops from the country - conditions deemed as nonstarters for Washington. He would also likely insist that the United States end its commitment to "extended deterrence" in South Korea and Japan - its threat of nuclear retaliation if its allies in Asia come under attack from North Korea. The South Korean president's office announced that Seoul and Pyongyang had reached a historic agreement on holding the third ever summit of the countries' leaders in late April.
That was the first time Kim has left the North since assuming power in 2011 and was also his first meeting with another head of state.
Previously, the leadership of North Korea informed the us administration about the readiness of DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN to discuss the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
Though the CIA as a choice to lead diplomatic outreach to North Korea might seem odd at first glance, President Donald Trump has chosen to nominate current CIA Director Mike Pompeo to take over at the State Department.
According to multiple reports over the weekend, Kim Jong Un has agreed to discuss denuclearization at the meeting.
After Trump's shock March announcement that he had accepted an invitation to meet the reclusive North Korean leader, there have been doubts about whether the talks will go ahead.
Speaking before a Cabinet meeting at the White House Monday, President Trump said the meeting will happen in May or June.
They appear, however, to be much more low-key this year. "I think it's going to be a very exciting thing for the world", he continued. There was no immediate word on the possible venue for the talks, which would be the first ever between a sitting USA president and North Korean leader. He did not clarify where the session might take place.
Over the weekend, USA media reported that the United States and North Korea are holding secret, direct talks ahead of the planned summit between the two leaders.
Beyond that, a detailed agenda for the talks will need to be set.
For the better part of past year, North Korea continued to defy worldwide officials' pleas to cease countless nuclear missile and bomb tests, even going so far as to threaten the US territory of Guam after fierce words from Trump demanding a halt to their increased military activity.
But it's back to the bread and butter of the Premier League for the Gunners, and they host struggling Southampton at the Emirates. Roy Hodgsons men were unlucky to come out of the game against Liverpool last week with no points and can make amends here.
Typical uncompassionate response from president Donald Trump when a fire killed a resident in Trump Tower in Manhattan. A firefighter looks out from the window of a fire damaged apartment in Trump Tower in NY on Saturday, April 7, 2018 .
South Africa beat New Zealand 29-7 to take the bronze medal, while Argentina edged U.S. 14-12 to secure fifth. The Pacific island is still reeling from the devastating impact of Cyclone Josie last week.
According to a report in WHO, at least half of the world's population do not have full coverage of basic health services. UHC means that all people and communities receive the health services they need without suffering financial hardship.
Before losing to the Sixers, the Pistons had won five straight games including seven of their last eight. With the win, the Sixers moved into a tie with the idle Cavaliers for the number three seed in the east.
The 20 percent figure is significant, because it is more than enough to quickly reach the threshold for a nuclear weapon. In January, Trump announced he is waiving the USA sanctions against Iran for the "last time".
Vikas faltered in his final two attempts in clean and jerk , aiming for a 200kg lift that would have fetched him a silver. But her attempt proved futile as she failed to lift that weight, sparking celebrations in the Indian camp.
Trump condemned the "heinous attack " in Syria and said "Nothing is off the table" when it comes to the USA response. Footage shows images of dead bodies with foam visible on their noses and mouths - a clear sign of a chemical attack.
The event typically features a comedian who roasts the president and his team and then the top executive returns it to the press. According to the WHCA, the president will also "actively encourage" administration officials to attend.
The Stoke defenders were not close to Kane from Eriksen's free kick, which was curled into the bottom corner. Brighton had midfielder Davy Propper sent off for a studs-up lunge on Jonathan Hogg in the 74th minute.
High turnout in Hungary leads to election delays
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban is seeking a fourth term on a platform that openly demonizes migrants to Europe. Polling stations were meant to close at 19:00 (17:00 GMT), but some are staying open hours later due to long queues.
Pogba Powers United to a Thrilling Win Over City
After the full-time whistle, Pogba exchanged a few words with Guardiola then headed straight to United's traveling contingent. Manchester United beat Manchester City 3-2 yesterday with Pogba inspiring a stunning second half fightback.
Spain join France, Croatia in semis after epic Ferrer win
John Isner of the United States celebrates his victory over Joris de Loore of Belgium after the first match at the Davis Cup. Germany then took a 2-1 lead when Tim Puetz and Jan-Lennard Struff won the doubles rubber against Feliciano and Marc Lopez.
Javier Hernandez equaliser dents Chelsea's Champions League hopes
Like the Chelsea fans, the West Ham fans have criticized the club more often than not but they've perhaps taken it a step too far. Eden Hazard's indifferent form has epitomised Chelsea's struggles and the Belgian playmaker had gone seven games without a goal.
Men paid more in 78% of employers
Companies which failed face legal action and there was a last-minute dash to meet the deadline. Companies had to file data based on a "snapshot" of their payroll taken on 5 April 2017.
Our dream is to see a prosperous Nepal: PM Oli
This will enable cost effective and efficient movement of cargo and greatly impact the growth of business and economy of Nepal. While speaking to mediapersons, PM Oli said friendship is most important and there is no comparison with friendship.
Syria Intensifies Operation in Douma, Makes More Gains
It said mortar shells hit several suburbs of the capital and killed at four people and wounded more than a dozen. Another said she had been riding in a taxi when the shelling started, and the auto crashed head-on into a wall.