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Dalai Lama hails Trump-Kim summit

Press Trust of India  |  Dharamshala (HP) 

Tibetan the today welcomed the understanding reached between US and North Korean leader at their historic summit in

I welcome the initiative that the leaders of the and have begun in to resolve long-standing differences in the hope that it will eventually lead to the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula, he said in a statement.

It is my firm belief that dialogue is the only way to resolve problems, whether between individuals or nations, the statement released by the McLeodganj-based Central Tibetan Administration said.

As an for demilitarization throughout the world, and the complete elimination of nuclear weapons, I wholeheartedly welcome this historic summit to secure lasting peace on the Korean peninsula, he added.

I applaud the steps these two leaders have taken, he said.

May their efforts encourage further endeavours to dispense with these fearsome weapons of mass destruction with the aim of bringing about genuine and lasting peace in our world, the Tibetan leader said.

Kim yesterday pledged to work towards "complete denuclearisation" in return for security guarantees from the US.

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 20:50 IST
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