Trump says US 'made a lot of progress' with North Korea

US President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February 2019 but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said.
US President Donald Trump will hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February 2019 but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang, the White House said.PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump said on Saturday (Jan 19) he had a very good meeting with North Korea's nuclear envoy Kim Yong Chol and the two sides had made "a lot of progress".

The White House announced after Friday's talks that Trump would hold a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in late February but will maintain economic sanctions on Pyongyang.

"Kim Jong Un is looking forward to it," Trump told reporters at the White House. "We've made a lot of progress."