Washington : President Donald Trump on Wednesday had a phone conversation with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about the upcoming summit between the US and the North Korea, the White House said.
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said in a statement that Trump and Abe in their phone call reaffirmed their commitment to achieving the final, fully verified denuclearisation of the North Korea and discussed the upcoming Hanoi summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un, top North Korea leader, at the end of this month.
Trump and Abe committed to coordinating closely in advance of the US-North Korea talks, according to the statement, reports Xinhua news agency.
“We firmly and closely coordinated our policies in the run-up to the second US-North Korea summit to resolve nuclear, missile and abduction issues,” Abe said after the phone talks with Trump.
Trump announced on February 8 that his second meeting with Kim would take place in Hanoi of Vietnam on February 27-28.