US President Donald Trump has said that if his planned talks with North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un are not fruitful he will “walk out”.
Mr Trump is expected to hold a summit with Mr Kim by June. Details, including a location, are still being worked out.
President Trump at a joint news conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Florida said that if he did not think the meeting would be successful he would not go
And if the meeting went ahead but was not productive, he would walk out.
Earlier, Mr Trump confirmed that CIA Director Mike Pompeo had made a secret trip to North Korea to meet Mr Kim.
He said Mr Pompeo had forged a “good relationship” with Mr Kim – whom the US President was last year calling “little rocket man” – and that the meeting had gone “very smoothly”.
The visit marked the highest-level contact between the US and North Korea since 2000.Please subscribe to our newsletter