Trump considering a visit to Korean DMZ

A South Korean Blue House official told CNN that there are no plans for Trump to meet with South Korean President Moon Jae-In or Chairman Kim Jong Un during his visit to Seoul, which will be Saturday and Sunday.

A White House official, when asked about the DMZ visit, would not comment.

“We’re not going into details of the President’s schedule yet. There are some things that are still coming together,” the official said.

The DMZ is a heavily fortified border that divides the two Koreas, about 30 miles north of Seoul that was established in the 1953 Korean War Armistice Agreement.

The President attempted to visit the DMZ during a visit to South Korea in November 2017, but was forced to turn back due to bad weather. Other officials from the administration have visited the demilitarized zone, including Vice President Mike Pence, former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and former Secretary of Defense James Mattis.

This is a breaking story and will be updated.

CORRECTION: This story has been updated to reflect that Trump is considering visiting the DMZ after the G-20 summit.

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