The leaders of the United States and South Korea “confirmed their commitment to closely coordinate the next steps” on the situation around the Korean Peninsula.
American leader Donald Trump on Friday on the sidelines of the G20 discussed with President of the Republic of Korea Moon Jae In his plans to hold the second summit the USA-North Korea. This was reported by the press Secretary of the White house Sarah Sanders.
“Both leaders agreed on the importance of strict compliance with the existing sanctions regime, so that the DPRK understands that denuclearization is the only way to economic prosperity and lasting peace on the Korean Peninsula. President Trump discussed with Moon Jae In his intention to hold the second us – DPRK summit,” Sanders said.
The presidents “confirmed their commitment to closely coordinate the next steps” on the situation around the Korean Peninsula. They also “confirmed their commitment to achieving the final and fully verifiable denuclearization of the DPRK”.
On July 12, Singapore hosted the first ever summit between the US and North Korea. Following its results, Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN adopted a joint statement. In it, in particular, Pyongyang announced its readiness to go for the full denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, and the United States pledged to provide security guarantees to the DPRK in response. However, the intentions of the parties were not specified in the final communiqué of the Singapore summit.