Even so, both sides still seem to want to hold the meeting, which would be unprecedented.
-North Korea summit plans, President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un must overcome a gaping disconnect over what a deal on the North's nuclear weapons would look like. On Sunday, Moon planned to disclose the outcome of that meeting.
Observers of the soap opera-style Trump-Kim summit drama could be forgiven for thinking that a fragile courtship is underway, where the tenor of each side's statements will determine whether the two can agree to sit down together.
President Trump called off the Singapore summit with a letter to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday morning.
The meeting between Moon and Kim took place in a grand building on the North Korean side of Panmunjom, a surreal and heavily fortified village that lies between the two countries and marks the spot where the armistice ending the Korean War in 1953 was signed. Former South Korean leaders Kim Dae-jung and Roh Moo-hyun met with Kim Jong Un's late father, Kim Jong Il, in Pyongyang in 2000 and 2007, respectively.
Politico magazine reported earlier that an advance team of 30 White House and State Department officials were preparing to depart later this weekend.
The North's decision to close the Punggye-ri nuclear test site has generally been seen as a welcome gesture by Mr Kim to set a positive tone ahead of the summit. The delegation was to include White House Deputy Chief of Staff Joseph Hagin and deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel, US officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Saturday's meeting is only the fourth time - but the second in a month - that leaders from the North and South have met. "It could even be the 12th", Trump told reporters at the White House.
"We'll see what happens", he said Friday as he departed for the Naval Academy graduation ceremony in Annapolis, Maryland.
"We're talking to them now", Trump said of the North Koreans. Moon said Trump's decision left him "perplexed" and was "very regrettable". "We'd like to do it", he said.
At the heart of the North's negative rhetoric that led Trump to cancel the summit is a fundamental difference of views on the path to denuclearization.
The group did not supplant the State Department's traditional mode of communication with the North, which is known as the "New York Channel" and involves USA diplomats and their North Korean counterparts posted to the United Nations.
But then Trump suggested Friday that his planned meeting with Kim could still happen on June 12.
Elms explains that "the use of the term "Libya" and repeated discussions about unilateral disarmament are very hard kind of language to use before you've even had the opportunity to sit down and meet for the first time".
There will be a closing ceremony after the parade at The Park, located at the intersection of Bartlet and Chestnut streets. The event, which begins at noon, is a patriotic tribute honoring all veterans for their service to the nation.
Scot Peterson resigned and retired from his post as a resource officer at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 22. Tweeting a news story about Peterson's pension, Andrew Pollack wrote that the money should go toward school security.
Earlier this month at the National Rifle Association's annual meeting in Dallas, Abbott himself said, "The problem is not guns". He is charged with capital murder of multiple people and aggravated assault on a public servant but has not entered a plea.
CNN has reached out to China's Ministry of Foreign Affairs but has not yet received a response on this matter. The cause of those incidents, reported in late 2016 and early 2017, still remains a mystery .
If the retailer fails to hit volume targets it could also lose exclusivity and will have to pay compensation to Ocado . It has struck partnerships with Groupe Casino in France, Sobeys in Canada, and ICA Group in Sweden.
White House adviser Jared Kushner speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, May 18, 2018. CBS News reported in November that Kushner had been interviewed by the special counsel's office.
This summer Salah has another opportunity to demonstrate his talent on the big stage as he represents Egypt at the World Cup. Messi's Argentina is part of Group D while Brazil has been drawn in Group E of the tournament. "They have strong players".
At last, Finn Balor took advantage of Mahal's interruption and pinned Sami Zayn to earn a place in the ladder match. Jax had approached Rousey as she was giving an interview at the NBCUniversal Upfront event in New York City.
NFLPA spokesman George Atallah said the union has a problem with players being disciplined or fined without its consent. Americans can once again come together around what unites us - our flag, our military, and our National Anthem .
Trump said May 13 on Twitter that he would seek to get ZTE back into business after discussing the issue with Xi. The foreign ministry confirmed it Tuesday: Tariffs will drop from 25 percent to 15 percent for imported cars.
Disney and Comcast have already been at battle in the United Kingdom , where Comcast made a $30.7 billion offer for Sky TV. Any offer would be "all-cash and at a premium" to Disney's all-share offer, Comcast said in a statement.
Hawaii geothermal plant plugs wells as lava flows nearby
Ormat is traded on the New York Stock Exchange , and shares have fallen almost 10 percent since Kilauea began erupting. Officials earlier this month removed 50,000 gallons of pentane from the plant to reduce the possibility of explosions.
Houston Rockets edge past Warriors to level series
Eric Gordon hit two big 3s and that kind of settled them in. "For us right now the most important game is game three", Paul said. He finished with 16 points but never established the remarkable range that can stretch opposing defenses to the breaking point.
Ebola outbreak in Congo spreads to urban area
CDC epidemiologist Pierre Rollin, an Ebola expert said that the CDC would be sending in teams to be prepared for a long term aid. Peter Salama, WHO's emergency response chief, warned on Thursday after the first urban case was announced.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Details Have Been Released
There will also be a new Zombie mode called Zombie Rush which will provide a new challenge to veterans of the games. Zombies has become a staple mode in the Call of Duty franchise but things are being given a freshen up.