outbrain
Close  

Palace: Trump-Kim summit augurs well for peace, stability

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 12:44 PM June 13, 2018
Harry Roque palace

Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque (File photo by JOAN BONDOC / Philippine Daily Inquirer)

The historic summit between the United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un “augurs well” for peace and stability in the region, Malacañang said on Wednesday.

“We welcome the landmark summit between US President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement.

ADVERTISEMENT

“This development, which has underscored in the strongest terms the value of diplomacy and peaceful dialogue, augurs well for the peace, security and stability in the region and the world,” Roque added.

Trump and Kim met in Singapore on Tuesday in what the US leader described as a summit that helped bring back the world from a possible “nuclear catastrophe.”

FEATURED STORIES

Trump said there have been “lot of progress” after the talk as the two leaders signed a document, which has not been made public yet.

Roque said the Philippines was ready to support outcome of the summit, saying it was “the beginning of a process.”

“History has indeed been written. At the same time, this is but the beginning of a process. The Philippines is ready and willing to lend its support toward bringing it to fruition,” he said. /je

RELATED VIDEO

ADVERTISEMENT
Read Next
LATEST STORIES
MOST READ
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.
View comments

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Asia, Kim Jong Un, North Korea, Palace, Peace, Roque, Stability, Summit, Trump, US
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.
entertainment

Cate Blanchett to head Venice Film Festival jury

January 19, 2020 06:41 PM

business

Yanson buses to keep operating despite legal battle

January 19, 2020 06:41 PM

entertainment

Demi Lovato to sing the national anthem at the Super Bowl

January 19, 2020 06:33 PM

sports

Suns overcome Smart’s record 11 3s, beat Celtics

January 19, 2020 06:33 PM

technology

Huawei P40 Pro leak reveals 5-lens rear camera apparatus

January 19, 2020 06:32 PM



© Copyright 1997-2020 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.