US President Donald Trump says it is still possible a planned summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un takes place on June 12 as originally scheduled.
“We’re going to see what happens,” Trump told reporters at the White House on Friday, one day after he canceled the highly anticipated meeting.
“It could even be the 12th,” he said referring to the original June 12 date set for the summit in Singapore.
“We’re talking to them now,” Trump said of the North Koreans. “They very much want to do it. We’d like to do it. We’ll see what happens.”
Earlier, Trump welcomed Pyongyang’s response to his decision to call off the high-stakes summit.
The North Korean government said early Friday it was still willing to talk “at any time,” after Trump cancelled the highly anticipated meeting, following what he called “tremendous anger and open hostility” by North Korea toward the United States.
“Very good news to receive the warm and…