(COLOMBO, LANKAPUVATH) –North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has received a personal letter from US President Donald Trump.
Mr Kim praised the letter as “excellent” and said he would “seriously contemplate the interesting content”, the KCNA news agency says.
He also praised Mr Trump’s “extraordinary courage”. No details of the letter’s content were given.
The White House confirmed the existence of the letter in an email to Reuters news agency.
“A letter was sent by President Trump and correspondence between the two leaders has been ongoing,” spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said.
Earlier this month, Mr Trump said a beautiful letter had been sent to him by the North Korean leader.
It was not disclosed when or how Mr Trump’s letter to Mr Kim had been delivered.