US President Donald Trump says his scheduled meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will not be held in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea.
The date and location of his meeting has already been decided and would be announced within the next three days, Trump told reporters at the White House on Wednesday.
“We’re just working arrangements,” said the president, a week after he suggested that the heavily fortified border that bisects the Korean Peninsula is a good spot for a summit with Kim.
“There’s something that I like about it because you’re there, you’re actually there, where if things work out, there’s a great celebration to be had on the site, not in a third-party country,” he said at a press conference last week.
The president’s latest comment came after he sent Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Pyongyang.
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