Reportedly, an invitation letter was sent in August. Trump did not answer the journalists ‘ question whether such an invitation had taken place.
North Korean leader Kim Jong UN invited the President of the United States Donald trump to visit Pyongyang. An invitation letter was sent in August amid stalled talks on the denuclearization, said Monday the South Korean newspaper Joongang Ilbo. In a letter dated the third week of August, Kim Jong-UN expresses willingness to hold the third summit, and invites trump to arrive in the North Korean capital. Trump on August 9 announced that it has received “a beautiful letter” from Kim Jong-UN, however, a second letter in August, the U.S. side announced. On 16 September, speaking to reporters in the White house, President Donald trump did not answer the question of whether Kim Jong-UN invited him to visit Pyongyang. Trump said that he is not ready. Trump and Kim Jong-UN since June of last year, met three times in attempts to resolve the crisis around the nuclear and missile programs, but significant progress was not achieved.
The first two meetings was the official summits. The second ended prematurely because of an inability to settle disagreements about denuclearization and easing sanctions. The third time they met on June 30 in Demilitarizing area, agreeing to resume talks at the working level, but it never happened. After the June meeting, North Korea conducted several tests of short-range missiles.
The white house and the North Korean mission at the UN, does not respond to requests for comment. The state Department directed questions to the White house.