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Seoul says Moon speaks to Trump ahead of summit

AP  |  Singapore 

says US talked with South Korean about his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Un and expressed optimism for a diplomatic breakthrough.

South Korea's presidential office says Trump filled Moon on the details of the pre-summit negotiations between and The didn't elaborate on what Moon was told during the 40

The says Moon told him South Koreans will be praying for a "miraculous result." Moon said earlier he hopes the summit will be a "historic milestone" for peace but it will only be the first step in a complex and lengthy process. Moon says the hostility "cannot be solved at once by a single meeting between the leaders."

Trump has accepted an invitation to return to for a state visit this fall. That's according to

Trump is expected to travel to in November in conjunction with a pair of regional summits.

The did not immediately respond to questions about the president's fall plans.

A read-out of Trump's meetings with today did not include mention of a state visit.

will be hosting Trump's summit tomorrow with Kim.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 23:30 IST
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