Trump may visit DMZ during South Korea trip: report

Trump may visit DMZ during South Korea trip: report
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpWSJ: Trump ignored advice to confront Putin over indictments Trump hotel charging Sean Spicer ,000 as book party venue Bernie Sanders: Trump 'so tough' on child separations but not on Putin MORE may visit the demilitarized zone during his trip to South Korea next month, the Yonhap News Agency reported Tuesday.

The South Korean news outlet cited a "defense source" who described the sites United States officials have been evaluating ahead of the president’s trip.

"They looked around Panmunjom and Observation Post Ouellette," the source said.

"He may instead visit frontline islands such as Yeonpyeong-do or Baengnyeong-do. I am not sure whether the advance team went there, too.”

Trump is likely to send some sort of bold message to North Korea during the trip, according to the report.

The president will set out on a 12-day trip to South Korea, Japan, China, Vietnam and the Philippines in early November. The tour of Asia comes amid heightened tensions between Pyongyang and Washington over North Korea’s nuclear program.