PressTV-US officials in North Korea to set up Trump-Kim summit

A group of American diplomats have traveled to North Korea to prepare the grounds for a possible summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jung-un, a new report states.

The delegation arrived in Pyongyang on Sunday, according to a report by the Washington Post, just days after Trump called off a proposed meeting with Kim.

The trip by the US delegation to Pyongyang is the latest development in a week of diplomatic ups and downs between the two sides over the prospects for the unprecedented summit.

The visit is also the strongest sign that Washington is committed to a meeting after Trump’s sudden pullout. It took Trump only one day to change his mind and say that a meeting was still possible.

According to the report, the US group was led by Sung Kim, a former US ambassador to South Korea who once was a former nuclear negotiator with the North.

Accompanying the former diplomat was Allison Hooker, the Korea expert…

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