According to Japans NHK TV station, Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo told the media 27 days at the prime ministers official residence that the Japanese side welcomed the summit talks between the two Koreas. He also commended the South Korean government for its efforts to achieve the talks. Andouble said the Japanese side welcomed the serious discussion of the Korean Peninsulas denuclearization on the peninsula, which was a positive trend to solve the outstanding issues surrounding the peninsula. In addition, the Japanese side praised the efforts made by the South Korean government to achieve the talks. He also said that Japan strongly expects the DPRK to take concrete actions through the talks with the US DPRK summit. The Japanese side will focus on the future of North Korea. The DPRK and ROK leaders signed the joint declaration after the 27 day talks. The declaration shows that in order to build a permanent and consolidated peninsula peace mechanism, the ROK will strive to facilitate the three party talks between the DPRK and the US, or the six-party talks between the DPRK and the US. In view of this, a reporter asked Andouble whether he was concerned about Japan being excluded, and Andouble responded by saying, not at all. It has been fully discussed with President Trump before, and the two sides have reached agreement on the basic principles. He also talked with the president in Yin.