WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s ready to meet again with Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon) to discuss North Korea’s nuclear weapons.
In a Cabinet meeting Wednesday, Trump said he’d just received a letter from the North Korean leader.
Earlier in the day, Trump tweeted that Kim has pledged not to make or test nuclear weapons, or give them to others.
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During his three summits with the leader of South Korea and a meeting with Trump in June, Kim has signed vague statements pledging a nuclear-free Korean Peninsula, but he’s not described how and when it would occur.
Follow-up nuclear talks between Washington and Pyongyang (pyuhng-yahng) have stalled.
Still, Trump says his engagement with North Korea helped stave off what he says “could have been World War III.”
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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