Moon hails 'milestone' Trump-Kim meeting

March 09, 2018

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says the Trump-Kim meeting could lead to a denuclearised North.

South Korean President Moon Jae-in says a planned summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will be a "historical milestone" that will put the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula "really on track".

Moon's statement on Friday also complimented Trump for accepting Kim's invitation for a summit, saying Trump's leadership will be praised "not only by the residents of South and North Korea but every peace-loving person around the world".

Moon is also preparing for a summit with Kim at a border village between the Koreas in April.

Trump agreed to meet with Kim by the end of May.

The meeting would be unprecedented during seven decades of animosity between the US and North Korea.

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