In the meeting with Kim Yong Chol, Trump added, "we talked about a lot".
Kim Yong Chol left his hotel in New York City early today for the trip to Washington in a convoy of SUVs. "Steak, corn, and cheese on the menu". Immediately afterward, he tweeted that he had had substantive talks on the priorities for the potential summit.
Kim Yong Choldelivered a letter from the North Korean leader to Trump.
Speaking outside the White House, Donald Trump also said hundreds of new sanctions are ready to go on North Korea, but he would hold off.
Washington wants North Korea to quickly give up all its nuclear weapons in a verifiable way in return for sanctions and economic relief.
"It's absolutely obvious that when a conversation starts about solving the nuclear problem and other problems of the Korean Peninsula, we proceed from the fact that the decision can't be complete while sanctions are still in place", he said.
Pompeo also said that, after what have now been two meetings with Kim Jong Un and three with Kim Yong Chol, he believes the North is at least ready to consider addressing United States demands for denuclearisation.
Kim is expected to president a letter from Kim Jong Un (kim jawng oon), the North Korean dictator, to Trump.
North Korea and the United States are still technically at war and have no diplomatic ties because the 1950-53 Korean War ended with an armistice, not a peace treaty.
Who is Kim Yong-chol, the North Korean official representing Kim Jong-un?
"They want to develop as a country", Trump said of the topics discussed with Kim Yong Chol.
They met for 45 minutes and Jo brought Clinton a letter from Kim, the father of North Korea's current leader.
Sergei Lavrov was welcomed with open arms by Kim as he flew into the hermit kingdom in an apparent bid to curry favour ahead of the crucial summit between North Korea and the U.S. in Singapore next month.
The key meeting, scheduled for 12 June, has been jeopardised so far by belligerent statements from North Korea and threats of cancellation from Mr Trump.
Kim Yong Chol is a vice chairman of the North Korean ruling party's central committee.
Kim Yong Chol, vice chairman of the North Korean ruling party's central committee, was allowed into the United States despite being on a USA sanctions list. Sanders said Trump will host Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan on June 7 to co-ordinate their thinking ahead of the summit.
Trump predicted the upcoming meeting in Singapore would likely be the first of many.
"Lavrov's meeting with Kim Jong Un was the first by a senior Russian official since the North Korean leader came to power in 2011", Lucian says, adding that the Kremlin has traditionally had close ties to leaders in Pyongyang.
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