Susan Walsh / AP
Updated at 20:20 ET
President Trump is preparing his business meetings at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan, and reflecting on his upcoming visit to Seoul, South Korea. If he's there, why not meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un?
Trump tweeted an invitation to meet in the Demilitarized Zone between the Korea On meeting with President Xi of China I will leave Japan for South Korea (with President Moon). If the chairman of North Korea, Kim, sees this, I would meet him at the border / DMZ, just to shake hands with him and say hello (?)!
– Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 28, 2019
Trump and Kim met in Hanoi, Vietnam in February to discuss denuclearization. It ended abruptly.
But since then they have said nice things about each other in public. Last week, Kim said he received a letter from Trump with "excellent content." A few weeks earlier, Trump said Kim had sent him a "nice" letter on the President's 73rd birthday.
Trump told reporters in Osaka that he would go to the North Korean border and "just let a feeler out". [to Kim] Because I do not know where he is right now, he may not be in North Korea. "
He noticed that he and Kim could see each other for two minutes." That's all we can. But that will be alright, "he said.