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“I am honored to welcome President Moon to the White House …” South Korean President Moon Jae-in visited the White House on Friday, joining President Joe Biden in saluting the strength of the US alliance -South Korean after the tensions of the Trump era. The two leaders have also expressed a desire to engage in North Korean diplomacy – trying to reduce tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs . on the situation. Our two nations also share a willingness to diplomatically engage with the DPRK to take pragmatic steps that will reduce tensions as we move towards the ultimate goal of denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. Additionally, the two allies said they will work together to fight the COVID -19 pandemic, rebuild the global economy and tackle climate change Earlier today, the two leaders met to award the medal of honor to Ralph Puckett, 94-year-old retired US Army Colonel. his bravery in a 1950 battle on a strategic hill, fighting Chinese troops in North Korea. During his statements, Moon called Puckett’s sacrifice laudable: “Without the sacrifice of veterans, including Colonel Puckett and the 8th Army Range Company, the freedom and democracy we have.” South Korea. “It was the first time that a foreign leader had attended a medal of honor ceremony. N alliance.