Kim Jong-un says he’ll denuclearise if US promises not to invade

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Apr 29, 2018, 07.47 PM(IST)

File photo of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Photograph:( Reuters )

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has told South Korean president Moon Jae-in that he would shut his Nuclear weapons plan after United States promise not to invade North Korea The New York Times reported the South Korean government spokesperson saying on Sunday.

Kim Jong Un said this during a historic faith building summit with South Korean president Moon Jae-in at Panmunjom.

During that summit, he announced to close the country's nuclear test site in May in presence of experts and journalists from South Korea and the United States to make it more transparent. They also agreed to work to rid the peninsula of nuclear weapons.

Their summit came just months after warlike rhetoric from the North Korean leader.

The office also said North Korea would change its time zone - currently half an hour different - to match that of the South, a BBC report said.

Meanwhile, Kim Jong-Un has also agreed to have a dialogue with Japan "any time", Seoul's presidential office said Sunday, after the historic North-South Summit. 

Abe told Moon that Tokyo intends to work to hold a bilateral summit with Pyongyang, adding that he hopes Moon will mediate if necessary, the Blue House said.