Trump, Xi discuss recent developments related to N. Korea

US President Donald Trump spoke on Friday with President Xi Jinping of China about recent developments related to North Korea, the White House announced Friday.

The two “welcomed the prospect of dialogue between the United States and North Korea, and committed to maintain pressure and sanctions until North Korea takes tangible steps toward complete, verifiable and irreversible de-nuclearization,” the announcement said.

Trump “expressed his hope that North Korean leader Kim Jong-un might choose a brighter path for North Korea’s future,” it said. (end)

Source: Kuwait News Agency