U.S. officials visit North Korea to set up talks

Move to enlist former envoy to S. Korea said encouraging

Posted: May 28, 2018 at 4:30 a.m.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in walk together Saturday after their meeting on the north side of Panmunjom in this photo released Sunday by South Korea’s presidential Blue House. The surprise meeting refl ected urgency to maintain diplomacy despite tensions that threatened plans for a summit between Kim and President Donald Trump.

SEOUL -- A team of U.S. officials crossed into North Korea on Sunday for talks to prepare for a summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un, as both sides press ahead with arrangements despite the question marks hanging over the meeting.

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