Trump 'Gave Moon Message for Kim Jong-un'

  • By Lee Min-seok

    April 22, 2019 12:55

    U.S. President Donald Trump gave his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in a message for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when the two presidents met in Washington on April 11, Cheong Wa Dae said Sunday.

    A Cheong Wa Dae official responded to a CNN report about the message by saying, "I believe the message will be delivered if a fourth inter-Korean summit takes place."

    Trump asked Moon during their summit to give him South Korea's assessment of North Korea's position on any denuclearization road map as soon as possible.

    A Cheong Wa Dae spokesman was cagey about what the message contains, saying only, "All relevant information including the results of the latest Washington summit will be shared" by the two Koreas.

    A ruling-party official said, "Even if Trump's message is delivered, it won't be easy to reach agreement unless the North shifts its position. The gap in opinions between the U.S. and North Korea is just too wide."

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