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Nigeria Commends US, North Korea over Successful Summit


The Federal Government of Nigeria has congratulated the leadership of both the United States of America (USA) and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) for hosting a successful summit, describing the feat as a historic achievement.

The federal government in a statement signed by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tope Elias-Fatile, said the joint statement signed by both President Donald Trump of the USA and Kim Jong is a demonstration of their commitment to world peace.

According to him, “The Federal Government of Nigeria congratulates 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 earlier yesterday June, 2018, in Singapore, leading to the joint signing of a statement by the two leaders; emphasising the establishment of new relationship; building an enduring peace and stability; the denuclearisation efforts in the Korean Peninsula as well as recovery and repatriation of Prisoners of War (POW)/Missing in Action (MIA).

Nigeria said the success of the historic summit is a demonstration of commitment by 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 April 27, 2018, resulting in the Panmunjom Declaration between the leaders of the Koreas.
The federal government commended the bold step taken by the DPRK to dismantle the nuclear launch site as an indication of the determination to this peace process, adding that Nigeria is optimistic that the two countries would uphold the commitments made during this landmark summit.