President Trump Supports South Korea’s Humanitarian Food Aid For North Korea, President Moon’s Office Says In Statement
New York Times: Trump Supports Food Aid for North Korea, South Says
“Despite North Korea’s recent weapons tests, including of a possible new short-range ballistic missile, President Trump said he supported South Korea’s humanitarian aid for the North to help alleviate its food shortages, the office of President Moon Jae-in of South Korea said on Tuesday. Mr. Trump expressed his support for humanitarian aid for North Korea when he and Mr. Moon talked on the phone on Tuesday night to discuss how to bring the North back to the negotiating table for nuclear disarmament, Mr. Moon’s office said in a statement. … ‘President Trump assessed that South Korea’s humanitarian food aid for North Korea would be a very timely and positive step, and supported it’…” (Sang-Hun, 5/7).