RoK says DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit makes meaningful progress
Updated : Friday, March 01, 2019 10:06 AM (GMT+0700)

The second summitbetween DPRK leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump in Hanoi onFebruary 27-28 made meaningful progress, according to the Republic of Korea’sPresidential Office (Blue House).

At the second summit between DPRK leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump
- Photo: VNA

In a statement released after the summit concluded onFebruary 28, the Blue House said the RoK regretted that the two sides wereunable to reach an agreement, however they have made the most meaningfulprogress of their talks so far.

That the US President expressed his willingness to continuetalks will brighten the prospects for another summit, the statement said.

The same day, the RoK’s Democratic Party (DP) expressed thehope that the two leaders could meet again soon after the second summit inHanoi.

The Liberty Korea Party (LKP) expressed its regret that thetwo sides could not reach an agreement, but hoped that talks ondenuclearisation in the Korean Peninsula will be resumed at the earliest time.

The talks between DPRK leader Kim Jong-un and US PresidentDonald Trump in Hanoi ended on February 28 with no agreement reached. 

Spokesperson of the US White House Sarah Sanders said thatthe US and DPRK leaders had a very good and constructive meeting over the pasttwo days. 

She said though no agreement was reached at this DPRK-USAHanoi Summit Vietnam and no joint statement issued, the two sides look forwardto meeting in the future.

Source: VNA

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