The of the USA and North Korea are set to meet for the first time . A historic between U.S. President Donald Trump and Supreme Leader of North Korea Kim Jong-un will take at an as yet undisclosed by May. The two leaders will discuss North Korea's denuclearization. US Vice-President Mike Pence said American had brought North Korea to the negotiating . He said: "It is evidence that President Trump's to isolate the Kim regime is working." North Korea's ambassador to the UN hailed the "courageous " of Mr Kim for bringing about the meeting. He said Kim would help secure "peace and stability in the Korean and the East Asia region".
World leaders welcomed the inaugural meeting. Such unprecedented talks seemed unlikely a months ago, when the two leaders were hurling at each other. It could be a sign that one-time enemies could now be "". South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said the meeting was "like a ". He said there would be obstacles ahead, but the were a key step towards denuclearization. He added: "The May meeting will be recorded as a historic milestone in achieving on the Korean Peninsula." China's President Xi Jinping telephoned Mr Trump to welcome the . He advised both sides to proceed with so as not to impede improving .