Trump and Kim met in Singapore last year, and both leaders signed a joint statement that included the commitment of each country "to establish a new relationship between the United States and the DPRK, in accordance with the will of peoples of both countries for peace and prosperity." This statement has left The door is open for a certain recovery of formal relations, if things are going well, said sources, adding that the current turbulent situation left North Korea expecting significant gesture from the United States.
Two high-ranking diplomatic sources said that the first step forward The United States sources report that several northern officers will be sent to establish an office in North Korea headed by a senior foreign service officer who speaks Korean if this plan moves forward.
State Department refused to comment.
A similar agreement was entered into in 1
994, when the "Agreement" led to major negotiations on the exchange of offices in each country, with up to seven officers in each. At that time, the United States even went so far as to sign an agreement to lease space in the German mission. North Korea also looked at possible places in Washington.
But by the end of next year, North Korea canceled the whole plan, which is believed to have been tense after the American helicopter was shot down when it crossed the Demilitarized Zone to North Korea in late 1994.
A significant step in spite of the inactivity of nuclear weapons
Negotiations, albeit previous, may signify a significant step in the negotiations between the United States and North Korea and another departure from the noise that determined the early Trump- Kim, – without key steps on the part of North Korea to disassociate.
When North Korea continued to test its nuclear weapons through the first year of Trump's work, each party threatened another while Trump did not agree to meet with Kim to discuss North Korea's nuclear program.
Although North Korea continued to suspend its nuclear tests and rhetoric between the two countries, satellite imagery showed that North Korea expanded the key missile base of long-range missiles and continued its activities on its weapons.
The highest American commander on the Korean peninsula told the Senate earlier this month that "the small, unverifiable, uncontested changes to North Korea's military potential" occurred after the first Trump Summit with Kim. Director of National Intelligence Den Coats also told the Senate at the end of last month that North Korea "seeks to preserve its capabilities for weapons of mass destruction and is unlikely to completely abandon nuclear weapons and production facilities, since its leaders ultimately regard nuclear weapons as critical to survival of the regime."  Trump officially announced the second summit in his appeal to the Union earlier this month, promoting the efforts of his administration, noting that "a lot of work has to be done."
Annie Watkins CNN vn Has a contribution to this report.