Trump welcomes Putin's statements on North Korea

Russian President Vladimir Putin with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Far Eastern Federal University campus on Russky island, in the Russian port of Vladivostok, on April 25, 2019.
Russian President Vladimir Putin with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Far Eastern Federal University campus on Russky island, in the Russian port of Vladivostok, on April 25, 2019.PHOTO: AFP

WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - US President Donald Trump on Friday (April 26) praised Russian President Vladimir Putin's comments on North Korea this week following the Russian leader's summit with Pyongyang's Kim Jong Un.

Speaking to reporters at the White House, Mr Trump also said China was helping with efforts aimed at the denuclearisation of North Korea.

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