President Moon Jae-in and President Donald Trump had a ROK-U.S.
summit in New York for one hour and five minutes from 5:30 to 6:35 pm,
over the scheduled time, on September 23.
President Moon Jae-in and President Donald Trump reaffirmed
that the ROK-U.S alliance is the linchpin of peace and security on the
Korean Peninsula and in Northeast Asia that remains totally unshakable.
The two leaders resolved to continue strengthening the alliance
in a mutually beneficial and comprehensive manner, including bilateral
Also, the two leaders agreed that they will continue to closely
work together to address various challenges on the Korean Peninsula
and the region effectively.
The two leaders shared a positive assessment of North Korea's
recently stated willingness to resume dialogue and reaffirmed that the
spirit of the Singapore Joint Statement remains valid.
They exchanged views on how to achieve substantive results at
an early stage in the working-level negotiations between the United
States and North Korea. In this regard, they reaffirmed their
willingness to transform their respective relationships with North
Korea, end nearly 70 years of hostility and establish a permanent
peace regime on the Korean Peninsula.