President Donald Trump on Friday said he welcomed North Korea’s statement that it was willing to engage in talks “at any time, at any format,” adding that he hopes the overtures will lead to “enduring prosperity and peace.
“Very good news to receive the warm and productive statement from North Korea,” Trump tweeted. “We will soon see where it will lead, hopefully to long and enduring prosperity and peace. Only time (and talent) will tell!”
Kim Kye Gwan, first vice minister of foreign affairs, issued a statement earlier on Friday saying North Korea was “willing to give the U.