The Lao PDR welcomes the successful outcome of the historic Summit of the Leaders of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the Republic of Korea (ROK) on 27 April 2018. The Lao PDR views that the outcome of the Summit would significantly contribute to the enhancement of the bilateral relations between the DPRK and ROK, the maintenance of peace and stability on the Peninsula and the world as well as the denuclearization of the Peninsula.
The Lao PDR has closely followed up the situation in the Korean Peninsula and welcomes a positive and constructive development in the Korean Peninsula. It marks a good milestone in the joint efforts to address the issues toward maintaining peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula as well as in the region and the world at large.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lao PDR expresses its concerns over the unilateral declaration of Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel by the President of the United State of America. The Lao PDR reaffirms its long-standing solidarity and unwavering support to the Palestinian people in their legitimate quest for dignity, justice and their inalienable right to self-determination in their independent State of Palestine. The Lao PDR believes that consensus among the international community is the only solution in order to create an environment conducive to the pursuit of peace in the region as well as for salvaging the prospects of achieving a Two-State solution as enshrined in the related United Nations Security Council resolutions and other relevant United Nations resolutions.