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South Korean diplomat says Kim has given his word’ on nuclear weapons

WASHINGTON – South Korean minister of foreign affairs says North Korea’s leader “given his word” he is committed to denuclearization, a precondition for a potential summit with President Donald Trump in May.

Trump has agreed to what would be historic talks after South Korean officials relayed that Kim Jong Un himself to ridding the Korean Peninsula of nuclear weapons, and was willing to stop nuclear and missile tests.

North Korea has not yet publicly confirmed at the top of the plans, and a meeting place is not known.

South Korea’s Kang Kyung-wha says Seoul has asked the North “to indicate in clear terms the commitment to denuclearisation” and she says Kim’s “transferred to that promise.”

She tells CBS ‘ “Face the Nation”, that “he has given his word” and it is “the first time that the words came direct” from the Northern leader.

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