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DPRK, USA leaders highly appreciate Việt Nam’s role, position: FM spokesperson

Update: March, 01/2019 - 09:00
DPRK Chairman Kim Jong Un (left) and US President Donald Trump as they met for the second time in Hà Nội, Việt Nam. — AFP Photo
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HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s role and position was recognised and highly appreciated by the leaders of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States of America (USA), as well as the international community, spokesperson of Việt Nam’s Foreign Ministry Lê Thị Thu Hằng has said.

In response to reporters’ queries on the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit in Việt Nam on February 27-28, the spokesperson said Việt Nam closely followed this important event over the past two days, along with the international community.

Việt Nam has been consistent in supporting the peace process and denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula, she stressed.

The spokesperson noted that Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and the State Affairs Commission of the DPRK Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump affirmed the meeting in Hà Nội was an important step in the process of dialogue between the two sides.

Through dialogue at the summit, the two leaders made efforts to discuss several important issues relating to peace and denuclearisation on the Korean Peninsula.

As the host of the summit, Việt Nam has spared no efforts to prepare carefully to ensure absolute safety and security for the event, demonstrating its external policy of independence, self-reliance, peace, co-operation and development; as well as being a responsible member of the international community, Hằng said.

Việt Nam shares the hopes of the international community that the parties will persistently pursue dialogue to resolve issues on the Korean Peninsula and enhance relations between the DPRK and the US, the spokesperson said.

She stressed Việt Nam is willing to play a constructive role in building peace and co-ordinating to promote the peace process on the Korean Peninsula. — VNS

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