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White House says 'still hopeful' Kim-Trump summit will happen

May 16, 2018 - 21:15 By AFP
The White House is "still hopeful" the summit between North Korea's Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump will proceed despite Pyongyang's threat to cancel it, spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Wednesday.

"We're still hopeful that the meeting will take place and we'll continue down that path," Sanders told Fox News. "At the same time ... we've been prepared that these might be tough negotiations." (AFP)

White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders arrives for a Senate Republican policy lunch at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on May 15, 2018. (AFP-Yonhap)