It added: "The two leaders welcomed the prospect of dialog between the United States and North Korea, and committed to maintain pressure and sanctions until North Korea takes tangible steps toward complete, verifiable, and irreversible denuclearisation".
Mr Trump boasted about the meeting on Twitter, writing that there was "great progress being made" and a "meeting being planned!"
He said Japan would work closely with the United States and South Korea including on solving the issue of Japanese citizens abducted in the past by North Korea.
Trump administration officials have said there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a meeting of the two nations' leaders.
On Friday, one day after Trump announced the Trump-Kim summit, White House press secretary, Sarah Sanders, said any meeting with Pyongyang would be conditional with "zero concessions". The only requirements were the terms already on offer to North Korea: "They cannot engage in missile testing, they cannot engage in nuclear testing and they cannot object to US-South Korean joint military exercises".
"The offer was made and we've accepted". But in North Korea - as of Monday, several days after the announcement - not a word about it had been reported by the state-run media.
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They also dismissed criticism that Mr Trump's decision to meet elevated the North Korean leader on an global stage. But Chung reminded Trump that the inter-Korean summit will take place in April and suggested that he and Kim Jong-un meet once that's over.
Korean stocks reached a five-week high on March 12 as eased geopolitical tensions and optimistic USA economic data boosted investor sentiment, analysts said.
South Korean UN Ambassador Cho Tae-yul, who attended the McMaster briefing, described the plans for talks with North Korea as a "once in a lifetime opportunity". He also briefed Xi on his recent trip to Washington to arrange a summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and Kim. Pyongyang declared a year ago that it had pulled off the remarkable feat of becoming a nuclear power - a move thought to be aimed at gaining leverage in talks with the U.S.
Among them are Christian missionaries Kim Jung-wook, who was arrested in October 2013, and Kim Kook-kie and Choi Chun-kil, who have been held since 2014, the ministry said.
Some experts are concerned that North Korea could be seeking to delay worldwide action while strengthening its nuclear program. He noted in a tweet that North Korea has refrained from such tests since November and said Kim "has promised not to do so through our meetings".
Kono thanked Suh for his briefing and expressed his respect for Seoul's efforts which have led to a major breakthrough in North Korean issues, saying that "East Asia is just about to witness a miracle".
This date comes as a no-brainer for Punk's sophomore appearance as the event is UFC 225 in his hometown of Chicago, Illinois. After utilizing a double-leg takedown, Gall pushed Punk against the cage fence and dropped his opponent to the mat.
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Their total of 153 represented something of a recovery after a series of mini collapses left them 110/8 in a must-win game. Nepal are playing for pride as it had failed to qualify for super six after losing all its previous three encounters.
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She was entertaining, but she also had a strong voice. "I'm going to give you a 'no, ' but you have already scored major". What's the same, at least in Sunday's two-hour taped-auditions première? She seems to be screaming more than singing.
Suh is set to meet Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Tuesday, the spokesman added. Chung had spoken to Yang Jiechi , China's top diplomat, for three hours prior to meeting Mr Xi, the South Koreans said.
The Eagles (19-15), who finished with their most wins since the 2010-11 season, will face off against Western Kentucky on Tuesday. The Cards have also had their best start this year by winning 20 straight games , the longest in the program's history.
With the Bucks, the rookie has appeared in 20 games, averaging 1.0 point and 0.5 rebounds in 3.4 minutes per game. Antetokounmpo finished things off in the fourth quarter, factoring in Milwaukee's first 16 points of the period.
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