The leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-un, has made his first official comment on contacts between his country and the United States, as well as on the summit he will hold on April 27 along the border with South Korean President Moon Jae in.
Kim offered a report on the situation on the Korean peninsula at a meeting of the Central Committee of the Workers Party on Monday, in which he “made an in-depth analysis and evaluation” of the development of North-South relations and on “prospects for dialogue “with the US, reported the North Korean state agency KCNA.
The publication of the North Korean leader’s first official comment on the talks between Pyongyang and Washington came a few hours after US President Donald Trump said he would meet with Kim in May or early June. It hopes to reach an agreement on the denuclearization of the regime.
North Korea has expressed its willingness to address the issue, which Kim himself said during his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing in March, “can be resolved if South Korea and the US respond to our efforts with good will “and” take progressive and synchronized measures to achieve them “.
Kim also mentioned during the meeting of senior members of the Pyongyang politburo, his next summit on April 27 with the South Korean president, In which later he will precede to meet Trump.
The North Korean marshal also explained at the meeting “strategic and tactical issues that the DPRK (Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, official name of the North) will maintain, including the future policy of international relations and the orientation that corresponds to them,” KCNA said. without elaborating details about them.