Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Chairman of the State Affairs Commission Kim Jong Un of North Korea in Hanoi, Vietnam
[President Trump and Chairman Kim entered the room, greeted each other, and shook hands before an array of U.S. and North Korean flags. President Trump then responded to questions from reporters as follows.]
North Korea-U.S. Relations
Q. Mr. President, what do you hope to achieve in your talks with the Chairman?
President Trump. I think they'll be very successful. Great relationship. I think they're going to be very successful. We look forward to it. We both do.
North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program
Q. Have you walked back at all on denuclearization in North Korea?
President Trump. No.
Thank you all very much. Thank you. Thank you.
Q. Mr. President, are you going to declare an end to the Korean war, sir?
President Trump. We'll see. We'll be seeing.
Thank you. Thank you all very much. You're coming back here in a while.
NOTE: The President spoke at 6:28 p.m. at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi hotel.
Donald J. Trump, Remarks in an Exchange With Reporters Prior to a Meeting With Chairman of the State Affairs Commission Kim Jong Un of North Korea in Hanoi, Vietnam Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/332825