11 May 2017

News Story: President Trump invites new S. Korean president to visit U.S.

WASHINGTON, May 10 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Donald Trump invited newly-elected South Korean President Moon Jae-in to visit Washington at an early date and Moon accepted the invitation, the White House said Wednesday.

On Wednesday, Trump spoke with Moon to congratulate him and the South Korean people on "his great election victory and their peaceful, democratic transition of power," according to a White House statement.

The two leaders agreed to continue to strengthen the U.S.-South Korea alliance and to deepen the enduring friendship between the two countries.

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