June 13, 2018 / 12:32 AM / 13 days ago

North Korea state media says Trump agreed to lift sanctions against North

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean state media said on Wednesday U.S. President Donald Trump had agreed to lift sanctions against the North in addition to providing security guarantees in the summit with the North’s leader, Kim Jong Un, the previous day.

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un attend a working lunch in Singapore in this picture released on June 12, 2018 by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency. KCNA via REUTERS

Trump was cited by North Korea’s official KCNA news agency as saying he made the promise after pledging to end joint military exercises with South Korea.

There was no immediate comment about sanctions from the U.S. side.

Reporting by Christine Kim; Editing by Paul Tait

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