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Kim Jong Un stresses at summit North Korea, U.S. should halt hostilities-KCNA

13 June 2018

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said it was "urgent" for North Korea and the United States to halt "irritating and hostile military actions against each other". The statement was made during talks on Tuesday (June 12) with U.S. President Donald Trump and other U.S. officials, North Korea's state media said on Wednesday (June 13).

Kim said at the meeting that the North and the United States should commit to avoid antagonizing each other and take legal, institutional steps to guarantee it, KCNA) said. The report added Trump said he "understood" and promised to halt joint U.S.-South Korea military exercises while talks with the North were continuing.