Nigeria commends the outcome of Kim-Trump summit

Mnena Iyorkegh, Abuja


Nigeria’s Government has congratulated Chairman Kim Jong Un of Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and President Donald Trump of the United States of America on the historic achievement made at the “Kim and Trump Summit,” held on Tuesday 12th June, 2018, in Singapore,

The two leaders signed a joint statement that emphasized the establishment of new relationship; building an enduring peace and stability; the denuclearization efforts in the Korean Peninsula, as well as recovery and repatriation of Prisoners of War (POW)/Missing in Action (MIA).

The success of the historic Summit has demonstrated the commitment of the relevant parties towards de-escalation of tension in the Korean Peninsula and a consolidation of the earlier achievement made during the Inter-Korean Summit of 27th April, 2018, which has also resulted to the Panmunjom Declaration between the leaders of the Koreas.

Nigeria commends the bold step taken by the DPRK to dismantle the nuclear launch site as an indication of the determination to this peace process.

Nigeria is optimistic that the two nations would uphold the commitments made during this landmark Summit.

Appreciating Nigeria the efforts made by all parties involved in the process of the successful Summit, especially the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, United States of America, People’s Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Japan and Singapore, Nigeria has reiterated the need for a démarche between the parties involved towards the peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

The outcome of this Summit has further strengthened Nigeria’s position over the years on the need for continuous dialogue towards the attainment of pacific resolution of conflicts and crises.

Assuredly, Nigeria will continue to advocate and promote peaceful resolution of conflict and crises around world.