A senior North Korean official called the president’s invitation an “interesting suggestion” but added that Pyongyang had not received an “official proposal,” according to a statement reported by a state media organization.
President Trump again defended Mohammed bin Salman, saying there was no “finger directly” pointing at him, despite a U.N. report that concluded there was, in fact, credible evidence tying the plot to the royal family.
Trump made rounds among the likes of host Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Germany’s Angela Merkel, but he reserved most of the sought-after sit-down time slots for authoritarians or like-minded nationalists.
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