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>> Could you come out this way?>> We'll be meeting on June 12th in Singapore.>> The meeting between President Donald Trump and North Korea's KIm Jong Un is back on, only a week after Trump cancelled it.>> And I think we're over that, totally over that, and now we're going to deal and we're gonna really start a process.
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>> The breakthrough announced after a nearly two hour meeting at the White House between Trump and Kim Yong-Chol, one of North Korea's most senior officials. The highest level talks between the two countries in 18 years. Kim delivered a letter to Trump Friday from Kim Jong Un, reportedly confirming his commitment to nuclear talks.
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>> And that letter was a very nice letter. Would you like to see what was in that letter?>> Yes.>> Wouldn't you like, how much, how much?>> The two sides now back to laying the groundwork for the Singapore meeting on June 12th. A head spinning reversal after Trump seemed to walk away a week ago amid new defiance from Pyongyang.
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A shift to a more conciliatory tone getting the discussions back on track. Kim Yong-Chol's White House visit coming after a whirlwind two days of meetings in New York with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.>> It'll be a beginning. I don't say and I've never said it happens in one meeting.
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You're talking about years of hostility, years of problems. But I think you're gonna have a very positive result in the end.>> Analysts say that depends on whether still formidable hurdles can be overcome. The US wants North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program and ballistic missile tests.
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Pyongyang insists it wants to denuclearize the entire Korean peninsula, including the US military presence there. A demand few believe the US would ever accept.