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Ball is in Kim's court after Trump makes surprise offer to meet in no man's land

Questions remain whether North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will show up at the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas (above) after an invitation by US President Donald Trump to meet there.
Questions remain whether North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will show up at the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas (above) after an invitation by US President Donald Trump to meet there.PHOTO: AFP

SEOUL - President Donald Trump has said he is ready to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Sunday (June 30) at the demilitarised zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas, shake hands and even step across the border onto Northern soil.

Questions remain whether Mr Kim will show up, although experts who think so say it will be hugely symbolic for the two foe-turned-friends to meet at such a historically significant location.

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