Kim Jong Un speaks out about possible meeting with Trump for 1st time

PHOTO: This picture taken on April 9, 2018 and released by North Koreas official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 10 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang.PlayAFP/Getty Images
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un mentioned the upcoming inter-Korean summit as well as a planned talk with President Donald Trump during a political meeting on Monday.

Kim led a meeting of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea’s political bureau and discussed circumstances surrounding the Korean Peninsula as well as the inter-Korean summit, according to North’s state media Korea Central News Agency (KCNA).

PHOTO: This picture taken on April 9, 2018 and released by North Koreas official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 10 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang.AFP/Getty Images
This picture taken on April 9, 2018 and released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on April 10 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Pyongyang.

It is the first time North Korea’s media brought up summit talks with South Korea or the United States and publicly reported the exact date of inter-Korean summit.

PHOTO: President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-In walk towards a guard of honor during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential Blue House, Nov. 7, 2017, in Seoul, South Korea.Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images
President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-In walk towards a guard of honor during a welcoming ceremony at the presidential Blue House, Nov. 7, 2017, in Seoul, South Korea.

“The supreme leader mentioned the North-South summit and dialogue set on 27th of this month and proposed tactical problems for the party to analyze and assess in-depth the orientation on improving inter-Korean relationship and prospects of U.S.-DPRK dialogue,” KCNA reported.

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