While in Washington stress that the sanctions against the DPRK will remain in force
WASHINGTON â€“ U.S. President Donald trump accepted the offer of North Korean leader Kim Jong UN to hold direct talks, but stressed that all sanctions against Pyongyang will remain in force.
Kim Jong-UN expressed his desire to meet with trump in the negotiations with the representative of the security authorities of South Korea Chung EUI-Yung, who announced this historic sentence on Thursday at the White house.
Trump immediately commented on the news in his Twitter: “Kim Jong-UN spoke of the denuclearization with the South Korean representative. Also at this time, there will be no missile test in North Korea. There has been great progress.”
“A meeting is planned”, â€“ said the President of the United States.
According to the testimony of Chung EUI-Yong, the parties agreed to hold the meeting before May, but a senior representative of the US administration, who spoke with journalists on condition of anonymity, said that the parties plan to hold direct talks “in a couple of months, and their exact location and time yet to be determined”.
Press Secretary of the White house Sarah Huckabee Sanders wrote on Twitter that the time and place of the meeting, trump and Kim Jong-UN to be further specified.
“We are committed to the denuclearization of North Korea. So far, all sanctions and the maximum pressure should remain in force,” she said.
As reported by Jung Yong Yy, Kim Jong-UN wants to meet with US President Donald trump as soon as possible and says that he intends to refrain from further nuclear and missile tests.
Jung First Yong said that trump would meet with Kim in may. He also said that the joint military exercises the U.S. and South Korea in the Korean Peninsula will be held in April as planned, and Kim understands that such exercises are necessary.
Jung Yong Yy was in Washington on Thursday to inform the US government about his talks with Kim this week in Pyongyang.
Chong Yy Yong, and the Director of the National intelligence service of South Korea With Hoon this week visited Pyongyang and held talks with Kim Jong-UN.
On Tuesday, Chung Yy Yong announced at the briefing at the residence of the President of South Korea, during the visit to Pyongyang agreed to hold the meeting of leaders of the DPRK and the Republic of Korea.
Moreover, Pyongyang, according to him, has informed about its readiness to start talks to normalize relations with Washington, which could discuss the topic of the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
The DPRK promised to freeze for a period of dialogue missile and nuclear tests, said Jong Yong Yy.
Jung First Yong added that the United States, South Korea and its partners will continue to exert pressure on North Korea until Pyongyang’s announcement of a readiness to settle will not be backed by real action.
“The Republic of Korea, the United States and our partners are determined not to repeat the mistakes of the past and the pressure will continue until the words of North Korea do not correspond to real actions”, â€“ he said.
U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, who is visiting Africa, said on Friday he discussed the plan to hold a summit with North Korean leader during a telephone conversation with trump.
He told reporters that trump has decided to accept the invitation of Kim Jong-UN “myself”.
According to Tillerson, trump repeatedly talked about their willingness of meeting with the leader of the DPRK, “the presence of suitable conditions”.
“I think the President believes that this time has come,” said Tillerson.
The announcement of the forthcoming summit, the US and the DPRK has found a positive response in the world.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, who is visiting Ethiopia, said that the Russian side hopes that an agreement on the meeting of U.S. President Donald trump and the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-UN will be realized.
“We believe this is a step in the right direction, he said. â€“ Of course, this is necessary in order to normalize the situation around the Korean Peninsula”.
The head of the Russian foreign Ministry stressed that to defuse the atmosphere around the nuclear problem of the Korean Peninsula must be “not threats, no ultimatums, not unilateral sanctions, but through dialogue on a mutually respectful basis, through such arrangements that would suit all parties”.