Trump has indicated that he has no plans to withdraw any sanctions until there are actual results, and talks don't equate to results.
"The deal with North Korea is very much in the making and will be, if completed, a very good one for the World".
For Kim, the prospect of an early summit with Trump provides the best prospect of removing worldwide sanctions pressure while giving Kim room for maneuver to possibly keep his nuclear deterrent in place.
The summit announcement triggered a rise in global stock markets while world leaders voiced hope the meeting would deflate tensions that had been building dramatically in recent months. Instead of furthering regime survival, North Korea's pursuit of the capability to strike the United States with nuclear weapons raised the risks of accidental conflict and preventive war. This signals an important departure from the past when the North thoroughly rejected the U.S. But Trump, in just his second year in office and facing a similarly strong-willed leader eager to directly break a diplomatic deadlock, could be in a better position to cut a meaningful deal with North Korea than Clinton was at the end of his presidency. The European Union, Russia and China - whose leader spoke by phone with Trump on Friday - have all welcomed the move.
Rubio also said that he is not in total disagreement with Trump's approach to North Korea.
Tillerson said the administration has been receptive for some time to the idea of holding face-to-face talks with Kim.
But why would Kim reach out now and offer a meeting with Trump?
Revelations about the incredible meeting were made South Korean diplomats in front of the world's media on the steps of the White House.
Still, some lawmakers and foreign policy experts voiced skepticism about the wisdom of agreeing to a summit without preparations by lower-level officials, particularly given the lack of trust between the two sides.
But tension eased around last month's Winter Olympics in South Korea, laying the groundwork for what would be the first meeting between leaders from North Korea and the United States, and the biggest foreign policy gamble for Trump since he took office in January previous year. North Korea is engaged in "a ploy to serve its own interests" and make Kim look like "a bold leader of a normal, peace-loving nuclear power", according to Duyeon Kim, a visiting research fellow at the Korean Peninsula Future Forum think tank in Seoul.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, speaking Thursday during a news conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, said the United States has seen "potentially positive signals coming from North Korea" illustrated by its talks with South Korea.
So far Mr. Trump is insisting his "maximum pressure" campaign of sanctioning and isolating North Korea will continue, and there is no indication of what, if anything, he might be prepared to give North Korea if it limits the nuclear program in a verifiable way. He said North Korea's security concerns should be addressed in return for denuclearization.
He said: 'Well done, President Trump. "Otherwise we are setting ourselves up for a major diplomatic failure".
"I explained to President Trump that his leadership, and his maximum pressure policy, along with global solidarity, brought us to this juncture", he said. At a quickly called appearance on a White House driveway, Chung told reporters that Kim had "expressed his eagerness to meet President Trump as soon as possible" and that "President Trump appreciated the briefing and said he would meet Kim Jong Un by May to achieve permanent denuclearization".
Administration officials have varied on the rigidity of preconditions necessary for talks with North Korea, but have generally said that Pyongyang must take meaningful steps toward denuclearization, whether that is curbing its weapons programs or stopping weapons tests.
Pence stressed that the White House has made "zero concessions" to get Kim to the table and emphasized that the sanctions would remain in place.
China - Pyongyang's sole ally - and Russian Federation argue that sanctions alone will not push North Korea to change course and have repeatedly called for stepping up diplomatic efforts to achieve a solution.
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