US President Trump wants to use the meeting to try to make progress on a three-way arms control deal with Russia and China, the official said. Russian President Vladimir Putin has raised the idea of a summit of what is known as the P5.
Hundreds of thousands of protesters in Australia, many of them children who skipped school, kicked off a day of demonstrations around the world against climate change in the run-up to a UN summit in New York.
Kim Jong-Un and President Moon Jae-in held their first meeting on April 27 last year in the Demilitarised Zone.
A Kremlin spokesperson said Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are on track to meet by the end of April.
Mustafa Sentop will address parliament speakers and lawmakers from neighbouring countries at a Baghdad summit that is expected to discuss regional issues.
European countries see the summit is all the more important as the United States "disengages" from the region while Russia and China make inroads.
The summit will bring leaders of Turkey, Russia, France and Germany at one platform to discuss ways and means to end the prolonged war in Syria. It will also focus on how to deal with millions of refugees that this war has created.
Turkey, Iran and Russia on Friday called for a political solution to the crisis in Syria in a joint statement issued at the end of a trilateral summit in the Iranian capital Tehran.
White House says Pyongyang has transferred the remains of an unspecified number of US soldiers killed in the 1950-53 Korean War to the United States.
A row over how Europe handles immigration will dominate an EU summit. The issue has already helped populists gain power in Italy and is threatening German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government.
The most powerful Russian and Chinese leaders in decades, Presidents Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping have built closer ties while US President Donald Trump has labelled both countries as economic rivals that challenge US interests and values.
Kim Yong-chol, the right-hand man of DPRK leader Kim Jong-un, is in the United States and is set to visit the White House on Friday as the two sides scramble to get the Kim-Trump summit back on track after the US president canceled it.
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