Shinzo Abe

New South Korean leader to meet with Trump at White House

New South Korean leader to meet with Trump at White House

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in will visit the White House next month for a summit with President Trump amid worries over North Korea's progress in building a nuclear and missile arsenal, Seoul's presidential office said Tuesday.

The agreement for the leaders to meet in late June followed a meeting in Seoul between Chung Eui-yong, Moon's foreign policy advisor, and Matt Pottinger, the Asia director on Trump's National Security Council, said Moon's spokesman, Yoon Young-chan.

The announcement came days after North Korea successfully tested a new missile that some analysts believe could reach Alaska when perfected.

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