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Trump tweeted Kim Kim had sent him a letter asking for a meeting after the conclusion of joint US exercises with South Korea to open negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang.
"It was a long letter in which a lot The ludicrous complained of the expensive exercises, "Trump wrote, adding that Kim apologized for testing short-range missiles and claimed the tests would stop when the exercises end."
"I look forward to seeing Kim Jong Un in the not too distant future! A nuclear-free North Korea will lead to one of the most successful countries in the world!" He added.
… also a small excuse for testing the short-range missiles, and that these tests would stop when the exercises ended I am looking forward to seeing Kim Jong Un in the not too distant future! A nuclear-free North Korea will lead to one of the most successful countries in the world!
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 10, 2019
Trump previously praised the contents of Kim's letter in remarks to reporters on Friday, calling it a "beautiful" gesture from the North Korean leader.
"I think we will have another meeting," said Trump "He really did write a nice three-page letter – I mean, from top to bottom – a really nice letter and maybe I'll publish the results of the letter, but it was a very positive letter. "
The President's remarks come after weeks of negotiations between US and North Korean officials over the possibility of a third summit that the Trump administration has met has urged an unsuccessful second meeting in to follow this year. The two met in Singapore earlier this year, but failed to complete the denuclearization negotiations.
Comments also come after a series of short-range missile launches from North Korea According to analysts, this is related to joint exercises between the US and South Korea: The president downplayed short-range rocket launches last week, claiming they were "very standard" and not Part of the Framework Agreement with Kim last year At its Singapore Summit
North Korea reportedly fired two more projectiles into the sea on Friday launching its fifth launch in just over two weeks from North Korea.
Pyongyang has announced that it will judge the future of its relations with the US by whether the Trump administration is performing the joint exercises. North Korean officials have alleged that all US-South Korean joint operations violate an agreement signed by Trump and Kim at their first meeting last year.
However, Trump has repeatedly expressed his confidence in his ability to conclude a denuclearization agreement with Kim. The nuclear talks between Washington and Pyongyang have come to a standstill.