Trump, Japan’s PM discuss Pyongyang’s denuclearization

WASHINGTON, US President Donald Trump spoke yesterday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan during which they discussed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s recent visit to Pyongyang, North Korea, the White House announced Thursday.

The White House said in a statement that the two leaders “agreed to continue close coordination” in advance of Trump’s upcoming meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

It added that Trump and Abe “committed to maintaining trilateral cooperation with the Republic of Korea, and also affirmed the shared goal of North Korea abandoning its illicit weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile programs.

Source: Kuwait News Agency