White House on the Inter-Korean Summit

Two men shaking hands (© Bloomberg/Getty Images)
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (left) and South Korean President Moon Jae-in meet at the military demarcation line in the border village of Panmunjom in the Demilitarized Zone. (© Bloomberg/Getty Images)

The White House press secretary released the following statement April 26:

“On the occasion of Republic of Korea President Moon Jae-in’s historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, we wish the Korean people well. We are hopeful that talks will achieve progress toward a future of peace and prosperity for the entire Korean Peninsula. The United States appreciates the close coordination with our ally, the Republic of Korea, and looks forward to continuing robust discussions in preparation for the planned meeting between President Donald J. Trump and Kim Jong Un in the coming weeks.”