October 02, 2022

North Korea says Trump wrote to Kim Jong Un, offered help on coronavirus

Kim Yo Jong, sister of Kim Jong Un, warns that "excellent" personal relations don't mean US-DPRK relations are good

Kim Yo Jong, the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, released a statement on Sunday morning reporting that U.S. President Donald Trump had written a "personal letter" to her brother and praised his efforts in the fight against the coronavirus.

In the statement, published by the official Korea Central News Agency (KCNA), Kim Yo Jong said that Trump had "explained his plan to propel" U.S.-DPRK relations, "expressed his intent" to cooperate on the coronavirus pandemic.