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U.S. officials in summit planning talks with North Korea at Panmunjom - State Department

General view of the truce village of Panmunjom where South Korean President Moon Jae-in met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inside the demilitarized zone separating the two Koreas, South Korea, April 27, 2018. Korea Summit Press Pool/Pool via Reuters -

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. delegation is meeting with North Korean officials in Panmunjom, at the border between North and South Korea, about a possible U.S.-North Korea summit, a State Department spokeswoman said on Sunday.

“A U.S. delegation is in ongoing talks with North Korean officials at Panmunjom,” spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in a statement. “We continue to prepare for a meeting between the President and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.”

Reporting by Lesley Wroughton; Editing by Frances Kerry

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