May 16, 2018 / 4:27 PM / 5 days ago

Trump - 'we'll see' if North Korea summit still on, will insist on denuclearization

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said it was unclear if his planned summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would still go forward and said he would continue to insist on denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

U.S. President Donald Trump walks to the Oval Office after de-boarding Marine One after visiting first lady Melania Trump at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 15, 2018. REUTERS/Leah Millis

“We’ll have to see,” Trump told reporters in the Oval Office when asked if the summit was still on.

“No decision, we haven’t been notified at all ... We haven’t seen anything, we haven’t heard anything,” he said.

(This story was refiled to fix punctuation in headline)

Reporting by Jeff Mason; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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