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When US President Donald Trump said last May he would be “honored” to meet Kim Jong Un, few would have guessed it might actually happen.

But on Friday the White House confirmed Trump would meet the North Korean leader at an undisclosed venue sometime before May 2018.

It’s a remarkable change in sentiment for both leaders who have lobbed a series of insults at each other.

Here’s a timeline of all Trump’s tough talk directed at North Korea, dating back to long before he was president.

CNN’s Kevin Liptak, Jeremy Diamond, Faith Karimi and James Griffiths contributed to this report