Kim Jong Un Says That North Korea Could Denuclearize

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North Korea leader Kim Jong Un floated eventual "denuclearization" on the Korean peninsula during his trip to Beijing this week, Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported Tuesday.

"The issue of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula can be resolved, if South Korea and the US  respond to our efforts with goodwill, create an atmosphere of peace and stability while taking progressive and synchronous measures for the realization of peace," Kim said, according to Xinhua.

The comments came during Kim's visit to Beijing in which he is said to have met multiple times with Chinese President Xi Jinping, with the pair photographed shaking hands in a photo published by Xinhua.

President Trump said earlier this month that he would be open to meeting with Kim if North Korea committed to denuclearization.

The White House said it had been briefed by China about the visit earlier Tuesday.

"The Chinese government contacted the White House earlier on Tuesday to brief us on Kim Jong Un's visit to Beijing. The briefing included a personal message from President Xi to President Trump, which has been conveyed to President Trump," press secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement.


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