Monday, President Trump said he sent NKorean leader Kim Jong Un a “very friendly letter” in response to Birthday greetings he received last week from Chairman Kim.
The exchange of letters comes as the 2 countries negotiate the future of NKorea’s nuclear program and before President Trump leaves Wednesday for an Asia trip that will include a stop in SKorea.
President Trump said the letter he received last week from chairman Kim contained a Birthday greeting.
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement overnight that “correspondence between the 2 leaders has been ongoing.”
Despite tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear ambitions, President Trump has maintained that he has a good relationship with Chairman Kim.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he hoped a letter President Trump sent to Chairman Kim could pave the way for a revival of stalled nuclear talks.