Moon: North Korea still committed to denuclearization

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Their talks at the Panmunjom border village, which South Korean officials said lasted two hours, came after their April 27 meeting, the first inter-Korean summit in more than a decade that was also held at the same venue.

"Chairman Kim clearly appealed once again that his intent to completely denuclearize the Korean Peninsula is firm", Moon said.

In this handout image provided by South Korean Presidential Blue House, South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L) walks with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (R) during their meeting on May 26, 2018 in Panmunjom, North Korea.

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However, separately on Saturday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders revealed that a team of U.S. officials was being dispatched to Singapore for summit preparations.

"I am urging (North Korea and the US) to exchange such intentions, and to confirm the counterpart's will through direct communications".

Following an unusually provocative 2017 in which Kim's engineers tested a purported thermonuclear warhead and three long-range missiles theoretically capable of striking mainland US cities, the North Korean leader has engaged in a flurry of diplomatic activity in recent months.

The White House also sent an advance team Saturday to Singapore to prepare for the talks. Moon sidestepped a question Sunday on whether Kim clearly mentioned if he would agree to the United States demand for complete, verifiable, irreversible denuclearisation, saying that the two sides would need to discuss it at working-level talks.

At the same time, she expressed some degree of certainty that the two had touched upon the issue, for instance the letter to Kim, posted on Trump's Twitter, or how to put the US-North Korea summit back on track.

The US-South Korea alliance could take a hit if Moon intentionally exaggerated Kim's commitment to denuclearisation, according to Namkoong, who also teaches inter-Korean politics at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies.

Trump rattled the region on Thursday by cancelling his meeting with Kim, citing "open hostility" from Pyongyang.

"Kim said he'll end the history of war and confrontation and cooperate to bring peace and prosperity through a successful North Korea-U.S. summit".

North Korea had indicated it wasn't happy with the way things were progressing when it called of high level talks with South Korea over joint US-South Korean military drills. "As you know there are meetings going on as we speak in a certain location which I won't name, but you'd like the location", he told reporters in Washington.

Earlier this month, North Korea also released three US citizens―Kim Hak-song, Tony Kim and Kim Dong-chul―who had been detained in the country on charges of espionage and suspicion of "hostile acts". What North Korea has meant traditionally by regime security is end of U.S.

Pyongyang's harsh rhetoric toward Washington came after Kim Jong-un visited Dalian, China from May 7 to 8 and held his second summit with Xi.

"Our United States team has arrived in North Korea to make arrangements for the Summit between Kim Jong Un and myself", Trump tweeted. The two Koreas are technically still at war, with the 1950-53 Korean War having ended in an armistice.

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