After days of speculation – and optimistic statements by the two heads of government ̵
Trump arrived in the DMZ shortly before 2 am, accompanied by South Korean President Moon Jae-in. It was shown as they wait for Kim's arrival, along with South Korean military personnel and other officials.
Earlier on Sunday, Moon told reporters that Kim had agreed to meet with Trump. The confirmation was made at a joint press conference between Moon and Trump after their brief meeting in Seoul.
"President Trump is the peacemaker on the Korean Peninsula," Moon said in announcing the plan.
TRUMP heads to the DMZ who have the opportunity to meet Kim and get to North Korea
"President Trump is the peacemaker on the Korean Peninsula."
Both Trump and Kim had expressed hopes that the meeting would be possible. But Trump said on Sunday that logistical and security problems still need to be resolved.
At the press conference Moon told reporters that Kim Trump had accepted an invitation to a meeting in the DMZ, the heavily fortified village in the Korean border village of Panmunjom. Trump also offered to be the first US president to invade North Korea.
Trump told reporters he was looking forward to meeting Kim, who will follow her previous summit meeting in Singapore in June and in Hanoi in February.  Nonetheless, Trump downplayed the significance of the meeting and said it was "just a step" in repairing the relationship between the US and North Korea and working towards a US nuclear disarmament target on the Korean Peninsula.
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Trump is in South Korea, visiting Moon after attending the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan. There he met with the leaders of China, Russia and Saudi Arabia. amongst other things.
This is an evolving story. Look for updates. The Associated Press contributed to this report.