President Trump Open to Talks With NKorea
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Wednesday that US President Donald Trump “deserves big credit” for his country’s talks with NKorea.
President Donald Trump told Moon Jae-in, the leader of SKorea, that the United States is open to talks with NKorea “at the appropriate time, under the right circumstances,” the White House said Wednesday.
President Moon briefed President Trump in a phone call on the talks held Tuesday between North and South Korea, their 1st in more than 2 years. The White House said President Moon thanked President Trump for his “leadership in making the talks possible.”
As a result of the talks Tuesday, NKorea will send a delegation to the Olympics being held in Pyeongchang this year. That agreement was finalized at the International Olympic Committee headquarters in Switzerland Wednesday.
“The US and SKorea are in very close cooperation,” President Moon also said to reporters.
He added that “there is no difference in our opinions with the US, which is why the US is fully supporting Tuesday’s talks, expressing their wish this can help resolve the NKorea nuclear issue.
President Trump Tweeted Wednesday, “…talks are a good thing.”