North Korea is willing to talk to the United States about giving up its nuclear weapons, South Korea said
Tuesday, in a remarkable development that followed unprecedented meetings in Pyongyang.
In addition North Korea has invited President Donald Trump to meet their leader Kim Jong Un according to a senior US official and a former US senior official.
On Thursday a South Korean delegation came to the White House to brief officials on its most recent talks with North Korea the most significant talks between the two countries in more than a decade.
The South Korean officials visiting the White House on Thursday talked to Trump, a person familiar with the matter said.
They delivered a letter from Kim Jong Un to Trump inviting him to meet, according to a senior US official and a former US senior official.
The senior US official said North Korea has offered to suspend their nuclear missile testing alongside their invitation for talks. The official also said there are no plans to suspend the upcoming planned military exercises with South Korea.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un also has agreed to refrain from conducting nuclear and missile tests while engaging in dialogue with South Korea, Seoul’s national security chief Chung Eui-yong said after returning from talks with Kim.