Apr 30, 2018 - Politics & Policy

South Korean President: Trump can have the Nobel Peace Prize

Moon Jae-in and President Trump

South Korean President Moon Jae-in shaking hands with Donald Trump during a joint press conference. Photo: Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images

South Korean President Moon Jae-in, asked about his chances of winning the Nobel Peace Prize after his summit with Kim Jong-un, told reporters, "President Trump can take the Nobel prize, all we need to take is peace," reports AFP.

Yes, but: Throughout this process, the South Koreans have been highly complimentary of Trump, intent on keeping him onside as talks progress. As optimism grows in South Korea, Moon's approval ratings have spiked to 70%.

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