May 25, 2018 / 1:43 PM / 3 months ago

Trump leaves open possibility of June 12 summit with North Korea

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday it was possible a planned summit with North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un could still take place on June 12 as originally planned.

U.S. President Donald Trump leaves the White House for a trip to Annapolis, Maryland, in Washington, U.S. May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

“We’re going to see what happens. We’re talking to them now,” Trump told reporters, one day after he cancelled the highly anticipated meeting. “It could even be the 12th ... We’d like to do it.”

(This version of the story corrects the quote to say “we’d like to do it”)

Reporting by Roberta Rampton; Writing by Makini Brice; Editing by Bill Trott

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