Anyway, Trump was briefed on the contents of the letter but hadn't actually read it when he addressed the press after walking his North Korean guest out of their meeting.
"I am sure that he will achieve the final victory and realize the reunification of Korea without fail", Assad said.
The Post is also reporting that the US is expected to request a waiver of sanctions from the United Nations and US Treasury Department for expenses associated with North Korea's travel.
"I haven't seen the letter yet", Trump told reporters outside the White House.
The extension comes after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dined with Kim Yong-chol, a U.S. Treasury-sanctioned "Specially Designated Person" and leading official in the Kim regime, in NY on Wednesday night, after which Pompeo expressed confidence talks were "moving in the right direction".More news: Gordon Hayward Undergoes Surgery on Leg Injury, Should Be Ready for Camp
"We'll be meeting on June 12 in Singapore", Trump told reporters, noting that the meeting at the White House today "went very well".
Trump's reversal came after more than an hour with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim Jong Un's top aide in the White House Friday. -North Korea summit, which President Donald Trump reinstated the previous day.
He was speaking at an global security conference in Singapore, which is hosting the June 12 summit.
Trump cancelled the on-off North Korea summit in late May, blaming the country's "tremendous anger and open hostility". In one account, a former chef detailed how Kim "gorged on steak, cheese and two bottles of Cristal champagne in one sitting".
North Korea made a similar gesture with its neighbor to the south in February, during the Winter Olympics.
"The Nobel Peace Prize included a cash prize and we are offering funds from the prize to cover the costs for the summit, in order to support peace in the Korean Peninsula and a nuclear-weapon-free world", the statement continued.