"The U.S.is ready, willing, and able, but hopefully, this will not be necessary".
Despite Kim's pledges for denuclearization and the optimism for further talks, the easing of restrictive measures on Pyongyang will not be coming in the near future, according to Trump.
South Korea's Presidential Blue House said it needed to "to find out the precise meaning or intentions" of Trump's statement, while adding that it was willing to "explore various measures to help the talks move forward more smoothly".
North Korea has called for an end to the exercises as part of the United States' ending its "hostile policy" toward the country.
"South Korea will have mixed feelings toward Trump's remarks", said Lee Il-woo, a director at Korea Defense Network in Seoul.
"When the South-North relations improve, we will push first for the recovery of remains in the Demilitarized Zone", the 154-mile-long, 2.5-mile-wide area separating the two Koreas, Moon said.
The effort will be the continuation of past missions that abruptly ended over a decade ago amid North Korea's increasing hostility and development of nuclear weapons.
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He wondered if Kim will insist that the USA remove its "nuclear umbrella" from the region. "I can understand the North Koreans taking that position, I'm a little surprised at our own president taking that position".
"So I think the rhetoric, I hated to do it, sometimes I felt foolish doing it, but we had no choice", he said.
He noted, however, that exercises could easily be restarted if needed.
"I welcome the momentum made towards achieving lasting peace and stability on the Korean Peninsula, and I encourage both leaders to use this opportunity to make progress towards verifiable denuclearization there", the diplomat said.
"The new element is that we agreed to stop our annual exercise cycle with our South Koreans allies", Hayden continued.