Trump-Kim summit: Trump may discuss opening US embassy in Pyongyang

US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One prior to his departure from the Canadian Forces Base Bagotville in Canada to leave for Singapore, on June 9, 2018.
US President Donald Trump boards Air Force One prior to his departure from the Canadian Forces Base Bagotville in Canada to leave for Singapore, on June 9, 2018.PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump may discuss establishing official diplomatic ties with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and consider opening an American embassy in Pyongyang, a US media website reported, quoting sources.

Citing two sources familiar with preparations for the Singapore summit, the Axios news website reported on Saturday (June 9) that this was among topics that could be discussed during their talks on Tuesday.

 

"It's definitely been discussed," the unnamed source told Axios. "His view is: 'We can discuss that: It's on the table. Let's see.' Of course we would consider it. There's almost nothing he'll take off the table going in."

But nothing has been decided for sure or is necessarily expected to emerge from Mr Trump's talks with Mr Kim, the Axios report said.

The White House has not officially commented on the matter.