- Title: South Korea's Moon says both him and Putin share understanding on North Korea
- Date: 6th September 2017
- Summary: VLADIVOSTOK, RUSSIA (SEPTEMBER 6, 2017) (RUSSIAN POOL) RUSSIAN PRESIDENT, VLADIMIR PUTIN (RIGHT) AND SOUTH KOREA'S PRESIDENT, MOON JAE-IN, SITTING AT NEWS CONFERENCE MEDIA AT NEWS CONFERENCE PUTIN LISTENING ATTENDEES AT NEWS CONFERENCE (SOUNDBITE) (Korean) SOUTH KOREA'S PRESIDENT, MOON JAE-IN, SAYING: "We agreed that resolving the North Korean nuclear and missile issue, which is the gravest and most pressing matter this region faces, is a top priority. President Putin and I also believe that North Korea is following the wrong path in pursuing its nuclear programme, and that it is urgent to ease tensions on the Korean peninsula. PUTIN AND MOON SITTING ON STAGE MEDIA AT NEWS CONFERENCE (SOUNDBITE) (Korean) SOUTH KOREA'S PRESIDENT, MOON JAE-IN, SAYING: "Moreover, I am grateful to President Putin for fully understanding and supporting the efforts and stance of our government to resolve our relationship with North Korea and the North's nuclear programme. Based on this, the two leaders will put in place strategic communication and strengthen cooperation on North Korea's nuclear issue." MOON SPEAKING AND PUTIN LISTENING ATTENDEES SITTING SOUTH KOREAN DELEGATES INCLUDING SOUTH KOREA'S FOREIGN MINISTER, KANG KYUNG-WHA, AT NEWS CONFERENCE PUTIN STANDING UP SHAKING HANDS WITH MOON
- Embargoed: 20th September 2017 10:25
- Keywords: Russsia South Korea Vladivostok Eastern Economic Forum Putin Moon Jae-in North Korea
- Location: VLADIVOSTOK, RUSSIA
- City: VLADIVOSTOK, RUSSIA
- Country: Russia
- Topics: Diplomacy/Foreign Policy,Government/Politics
- Reuters ID: LVA0016XGJ51J
- Aspect Ratio: 16:9
- Story Text: EDITORS NOTE: VIDEO OF SHOTS NO. 6 IS OVERLAID BY AUDIO OF SHOT 5
EDITORS NOTE: VIDEO OF SHOTS NO. 9 OVERLAID BY AUDIO OF SHOT 8
South Korea's President Moon Jae-in said on Wednesday (September 6) he and Russian President Vladimir Putin understood that resolving the North Korea nuclear issue was a top priority for the development of East Asia.
Moon, making the comments at a joint media conference with Putin after a meeting in Russia, said the Russian president expressed his full support for South Korea's efforts to handle issues related to North Korea.
Moon and Putin met on the sidelines of an Eastern Economic Forum in the Russian city of Vladivostok, that began on Wednesday.
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