North Korea’s Kim says will consider letter received from Trump

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International desk, June 23: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un received a personal letter from U.S. President Donald Trump and will put serious thought into its content, state-run North Korean news agency KCNA said.In a report published early on Sunday in Asia, KCNA did not give details on the letter but said Kim described it as “of excellent content.” “Kim Jong Un said that he would seriously contemplate the interesting content,” according to the report.

The US had insisted North Korea give up its nuclear programme while Pyongyang had demanded sanctions relief.

However in recent months Mr Trump has spoken warmly about Mr Kim.

Earlier this month he told reporters that North Korea under Mr Kim’s leadership had “tremendous potential”.

And in May during a visit to Japan Mr Trump described Mr Kim as a “very smart guy” and said he expected “a lot of good things” to come out of North Korea.

Talks between the US and North Korea have reached a stalemate after a meeting in Vietnam between Mr Kim and Mr Trump in February ended without agreement.

Source: News Agencies