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Prior to Trump-Kim Summit Top North Korean General Off to US.

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Seoul, Prior to the meeting of Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, a top North Korean North American has left for America. For the first time since the years, a top North Korean official is traveling to the US. In the media reports released on Tuesday, it has been claimed that General Kim Yong Chol has been seen leaving for New York at the Beijing Airport.

Yonhap News Agency of South Korea reported this on the references of diplomatic sources. One day before this, Chol had met the Chinese officials. Explain that this visit is part of the preparations for the meeting between the leaders of the two countries. American President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-he will meet on June 12 in Singapore.

On Sunday, Washington’s team led by the US ambassador to the Philippines, Kim Kim, had met with its North Korean counterparts. The US State Department reported that a separate team of White House officials has also been sent to Singapore so that the preparations related to the meeting can be examined.

Korea Institute for National Unification expert Chung Sang-Yun said that Kim Yong-Chol, who is North Korea’s top official, who stepped on the American soil after the Vice Marshal Joe Moong Stoke, met US President Bill Clinton in 2000. Chol long was considered to be the right hand of Kim Jong-the leader of North Korea. In the Korean Peninsula, there were many rounds of diplomatic negotiations about nuclear disarmament in the role of Chol Front seat.

During the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympics in South Korea, Chol sat with Trump’s daughter Ivanka. Not only that, Chol was with him during the visit of Kim Jong-un both of them recently, and when US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came to Pyongyang, Chol negotiated with him.