It was a historic day for President Trump as he became the first sitting President to step foot on North Korean soil.
President Trump met Kim Jong Un at the DMZ (De-Militarized Zone) that seperates North Korea and South Korea and shook hands. Trump then carefully crossed the low-level concrete border line and the pair walked together several steps into North Korean land for a brief photo op, before eventually crossing back together in South Korea.
Both leaders made statements, which Kim was proud to announce that Trump was the first U.S. President to visit North Korea and voiced his hope for a “new future.”
President Trump said, “I just want to say that this is my honor. I didn’t really expect it. We were in Japan for the G-20, we came over and I said, ‘Hey I’m over here. I wanna call Chairman Kim.’ And we got to meet, and stepping over that line was a great honor.”
“A lot of progress has been made. A lot of friendships have been made, and this one, in particular, has been a great friendship. So, I just want to thank you. That was very quick notice and I just want to thank you,” Trump continued.
He concluded, “A lot of positive things are happening, and I’m glad you can be here to see it. Tremendous positivity — lots of great things are happening, and in a lot of places. But, we met and we liked each other from day one and that was very important.” Video Below