South Korea’s Moon vows to work with US to denuclearise Korean peninsula

South Korea’s Moon vows to work with US to denuclearise Korean peninsula


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U.S. President Joe Biden and South Korea's President Moon Jae-in participate in an expanded bi

South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in speaks during an expanded bilateral meeting with U.S. President Joe Biden (not pictured) at the White House, in Washington, U.S. May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

WASHINGTON: South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday (May 21) said his country would work closely with the United States to achieve a complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

Moon, speaking to reporters after a private meeting with President Joe Biden, said the world welcomed the United States’ return to leadership.

He said the two allies would work together on combating the COVID-19 pandemic, rebuilding the global economy and addressing climate change.

Source: Reuters