The United States is still planning to send a team to Singapore – as scheduled before — in an attempt to prepare, should a summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un takes place, the White House says.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said on Saturday that a “pre-advance team for Singapore will leave as scheduled,” to make arrangements for the summit between Trump and Kim.
Trump abruptly called off the summit planned for June 12 to discuss ways of denuclearizing the Korean peninsula in Singapore. Trump blamed Pyongyang for what he described as “tremendous anger and open hostility” from the North.
Pyongyang, however, called Trump’s “unexpected” decision as “extremely regrettable,” saying that they are “open to resolving problems at any time in any way.”
On Friday night, Trump took to Twitter, writing his government was having “very productive talks with North Korea about…