The South Korean news media has speculated that this year's drills will be shortened, ending before Mr Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae In are scheduled to hold a summit meeting in late April.
North Korea has warned detractors to exercise "prudence" ahead of planned summits with the South Korean and American presidents, noting there is a "dramatic atmosphere for reconciliation" between the two Koreas and also a "sign of change" in the relationship between Pyongyang and Washington.
The exercises have historically angered North Korea, which has called them a prelude to a USA -led invasion.
South Korea last sent a pop singer to North Korea in 2005, according to Seoul's Unification Ministry.
After recent high-level talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, South Korean officials said Kim indicated his acceptance of the maneuvers.
The officials had told Trump that Kim voiced a commitment to the "denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula" and pledged to refrain from any further nuclear or missile tests while talks were ongoing.
The exercises, code-named Foal Eagle and Key Resolve, will involve some 23,000 U.S. troops and more than 300,000 South Korean troops.
On Monday, South Korea's Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha and European Union diplomats agreed to continue close cooperation to resolve the North Korea nuclear issue, JTBC reported.
"Dishonest forces" in the United States, Japan and South Korea were now "peddling groundless stories about North Korea".
He said a trilateral meeting among Seoul, Pyongyang and Washington could be possible, depending on the results of the summits.
"This would require the normalization of U.S".
North Korea typically objects to U.S.
Meanwhile, the Key Resolve, command exercise and postwar Key, will be carried out for two weeks at the middle of April, says the text without giving details. -South Korea military drills, which traditionally trigger angry threats from the Kim regime, will resume on April 1 after being delayed during the Winter Paralympics in South Korea.
Trump's announcement earlier this month that he was willing to meet with the North's young leader - after an invitation conveyed by envoys from the South - has triggered a flurry of diplomatic activity.
"The dialogue peace offensive of the DPRK is an expression of self-confidence as it has acquired everything it desires", it said.
Professor Yang Moo-jin of the University of North Korean Studies said the North also needs time to prepare its people for a drastic policy turnaround toward the United States.