Monday, April 24, 2017

Oval Office Chat: Xi Jinping and Shinzo Abe

President Trump spoke yesterday with President Xi Jinping of China to address issues regarding North Korea.  President Trump criticized North Korea’s continued belligerence and emphasized that Pyongyang’s actions are destabilizing the Korean Peninsula.  

The two leaders reaffirmed the urgency of the threat posed by North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, and committed to strengthen coordination in achieving the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

The President also spoke yesterday with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan.  The two leaders addressed a range of regional and global issues of mutual concern.  

Source: The White House, Office of the Press Secretary 

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