Moon: S. Korea, US Assess Korea Peace Process Proceeding Well

S. Korea's Moon Trump wants to grant Kim Jong Un's wishes

"And the message was that President Trump has a very friendly view of Chairman Kim and that he likes him, and so he wishes Chairman Kim would implement the rest of their agreement and that he would make what Chairman Kim wants come true", Mr Moon told Yonhap News Agency on Sunday, while en route to New Zealand.

He said such a visit would "accelerate the denuclearisation in the Korean peninsula" and result in a "greater stride in relations improvement" between the North and the United States. Both countries are non-permanent members of the UN Security Council, and the Netherlands also sits on the North Korea Sanctions committee.

PEACEMAKER South Korean President Moon Jae-in, left, shakes hands with US President Donald Trump during a meeting on the sidelines of the Group of 20 Leaders' Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina. "He hopes to fully carry out the remaining agreements [from their June summit in Singapore] together with him so that he will make Chairman Kim Jong Un get what he wants", Moon said.

Trump's latest praise for Kim, in the formal setting of a summit with Moon, shows that he is still emphasising his personal rapport despite stalled nuclear talks.

Moon has also facilitated a series of high-level talks between the United States and North Korea, including a summit between Trump and Kim in June.

He said he hopes to take a two-track approach with Tokyo on North Korea, . something he says Japanese government will agree on. North Korea has taken few concrete steps to abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.

North and South Korea have begun to remove landmines and destroy military bunkers at parts of their common border as part of efforts to improve long-strained relations.

Kim agreed to travel to Seoul after hosting Moon in Pyongyang in September for their third summit this year.

Trump said on Air Force One while returning to Washington from Argentina that his next meeting with Kim would likely happen in January or February.

Ban said he hopes their second summit will occur at a time when the global community feels confident about North Korea's commitment to denuclearisation.

"I think it will be absolutely imperative in this next summit that we come away with a plan for identifying all of the weapons in question, identifying all the development sites, allowing for inspections of the sites and the plan for dismantling nuclear weapons", Pence said.



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