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Moon Jae-in expected to Trump-Kim summit before the end of the year
Watch South Korean President, Moon Jae-in is an interview with Bret Baier on ‘Special Report’ Tuesday night at 6 PM ET on Fox News Channel.
President Trump and the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un could meet for a second summit before the end of 2018, according to the South Korean President.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in is answered with “Yes” when asked in an interview Tuesday with Fox News’ Bret Baier whether he expects the two leaders of the world meet in the “coming weeks”.
And when asked whether the meeting could take place “before the end of the year”, ” moon replied, “Yes, I think so.”
“I traveled to Pyongyang last week and had a very good meeting with President Kim. And by the summit, we had achieved some progress in denuclearization,” moon told. “And also, President Trump yesterday congratulated me on the great success of the meeting I had in Pyongyang. And I am looking forward to a summit meeting between President Kim and President of the trump in the not-too-distant future.”
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Moon elaborated on his meeting with the North Korean dictator, says that he felt that he had “noted Chairman Kim’s commitment to full denuclearization.”
He added that Kim vowed to “permanently reduce” both-as-a-rocket-engine-test-site, and to destroy a Start-up platform, in addition, ” the nuclear facilities in Yongbyon, subject to the appropriate measures from the United States.”
“If the United States, the corresponding measures could be take, then I believe we will be able to accelerate, North Korea from further denuclearization measures,” Moon said.
“For the United States, you have promised to deliver by the end of his hostile relations with North Korea to ensure safety and to also work on a new USA, North-Korea relations,” Moon said. “So, even though all of these measures would not happen at the same time, wide-I believe that these measures need to be taken in parallel.”
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“So, if the United States could provide this kind of confidence, I think that we speed up be able to the denuclearization process. This is the reason why I believe that the denuclearization is out of reach, within the first term of President Trump term,” Moon said.
Moon ‘s interview on Fox News’ “Special Report” comes on the heels of Trump, and the South Korean market leader signing an update to an existing U.S.-South Korea free trade agreement-while the heads of state and government heads at the United Nations General Assembly on Monday.
Trump called it a “great thing” and said the new agreement would be opportunities for significant improvements to the reduction of the deficit in trade between the countries and create new, the export of American products to South Korea.
During his appearance with moon, Trump also noted that a second meeting with the North could happen Korean dictator “pretty soon.”
Fox News’ Bret Baier and Frank miles contributed to this report.