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Readout of ROK-U.S. Summit on Sidelines of the 74th Session of UN General Assembly

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2019-09-24
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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 economic cooperation.

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.

Readout of ROK-U.S. Summit on Sidelines of the 74th Session of UN General Assembly