"North Korea will get a great number of deliverables if they move forward with comprehensive, verifiable, irreversible denuclearization", said Mr. DeTrani.
"We could sign an agreement, as you know that would be a first step".
The US president has floated the idea of hitting the links with Kim if they end up getting along, according to a senior Trump administration official who spoke to The Daily Beast.
Abe has also said he will urge Trump to raise the issue of Japanese abductees held in North Korea during his discussions with Kim.
"I will stress that measures to restrict trade would not serve the interests of any country", Abe said before heading to Washington.
"I will discuss with the president about the issues of nuclear weapons and missiles, and most importantly the the abduction issue", Abe told reporters on Wednesday before leaving.More news: Trade spat looms as Trump heads for hostile G7
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"I think it's going to be a very fruitful meeting". "It would be wonderful if it were". We're leaving all of the existing sanctions on. "Sanctions are extraordinarily powerful".
North Korea's foreign ministry released an angry statement singling out Mr Bolton. Multiple US and N Korean teams are holding simultaneous meetings ahead of the Singapore Summit.
"This will not be just a photo op", Trump said.
"They have to de-nuke", Trump said. "I think I'm very well prepared".
The US President is due to to meet with North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un next Tuesday. -North Korea summit meeting.
In response to another question from a reporter, Pompeo refused to say which leader has the "upper hand" heading into the summit. It is good in the sense that it is more or less publicity (for the country) but the bad thing is that anything can happen if our security is not fit and tight.
The Asahi Shimbun reported Thursday the report from the CIA's Korea Mission Center was given to Trump in the fall of 2017, after the president had threatened to deliver "fire and fury" to "little rocket man" Kim Jong Un.