BREAKING: South Korean official says Trump to meet with Kim Jong-Un ‘by May’

BREAKING: South Korean official says Trump to meet with Kim Jong-Un ‘by May’
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[Ed. – The story mentions that the U.S. hasn’t had to suspend military exercises to get to this wholly unprecedented point.  But that’s a bit of an understatement.  It doesn’t look like the U.S. has had to make any concessions to get to the table with Kim.  The Chinese will be beside themselves.  Interesting times.]

President Trump will meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un by May for high-level talks toward a nuclear-free Korean peninsula, a South Korean official said outside the White House Thursday.

The extraordinary and unexpected opening came through shuttle diplomacy by a South Korean delegation arriving in Washington Thursday. Trump heralded the development as a “major announcement” after speaking with the South Korean president. …

Significantly, there was no insistence that the United States and South Korea suspend joint military exercises. …

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Hours earlier, Trump hinted at the news in an unexpected — and unprecedented — visit to the White House briefing room, calling it a “major announcement” about a “big subject.”

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