North Korea, U.S. May Meet in Stockholm Amid Summit Speculation

(Bloomberg) -- Senior officials from North Korea and the U.S. may meet in Stockholm for talks ahead of a possible second summit between Korean leader Kim Jong Un and President Donald Trump.

North Korean Deputy Foreign Minister Choe Son Hui has arrived in the Swedish capital and Stephen Biegun, the U.S. special envoy to North Korea, may travel there following talks in Washington on Friday. If it takes place, the meeting would be their first since Biegun’s appointment in August.

North Korea, U.S. May Meet in Stockholm Amid Summit Speculation

Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter said Foreign Minister Margot Wallstrom is representing Sweden at any talks, which would occur at an undisclosed location in the Stockholm area.

The developments come as a top aide to Kim Jong Un prepares to meet Trump, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo and Biegun in Washington. The flurry of diplomatic activity signals that a second face-to-face meeting between the two leaders could take place soon.

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