Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on the Release of Three Americans

Thanks to President Trump’s tough minded diplomacy, three Americans held hostage in North Korea are coming home. While our administration is encouraged that North Korea freed these innocent hostages, we will not let off the pressure until we achieve full denuclearization. Our Secretary of State Mike Pompeo did a remarkable job overseeing the release of ...
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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on the Inter-Korean Summit

The fact that North Korea has come to the table without the United States making any concessions speaks to the strength of President Trump’s leadership and is a clear sign that the intense pressure of sanctions is working. The Korean peace agreement is a step toward denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, but it is just ...
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Statement from Vice President Mike Pence on North Korea

North Korea’s desire to meet to discuss denuclearization – while suspending all ballistic missile and nuclear testing – is evidence that President Trump’s strategy to isolate the Kim regime is working. The North Koreans are coming to the table despite the United States making zero concessions and, in close coordination with our allies, we have ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence in Press Gaggle at Cheonan Memorial

Cheonan Memorial Seoul, Republic of Korea THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you all for being here.  We’re rounding out a very productive start in South Korea.  Last night, we had a very substantive evening of discussions in our bilateral meeting with President Moon.  It was a strong affirmation of the unbreakable bond between the people ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence in Meeting with North Korean Defectors

West Sea Protection Hall Seoul, Republic of Korea THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you all for being here.  We’re very grateful for your presence.  We’re very grateful for your courage.  And on our second visit to Korea, my wife and I wanted the honor of meeting with men and women who fled the tyranny of ...
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Remarks by Vice President Pence and President Moon of the Republic of Korea Before Bilateral Meeting

Blue House Seoul, Republic of Korea PRESIDENT MOON: (As interpreted.) First of all, I’d like to welcome the Vice President of the U.S. delegation to Korea. It is a great pleasure to be able to see you again, Mr. Vice President. I remember, last July, when I visited the United States, you took time out ...
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(Photo Gallery) Vice President Mike Pence Meets President Moon Jae-in

February 8, 2018 – Vice President Pence had a productive bilateral meeting with President Moon Jae-in reconfirming the United States’ unwavering commitment to the U.S.-ROK alliance and to deterring and defending against the North Korean threat.  The Vice President is in the Republic of Korea to lead the Presidential Delegation to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games ...
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Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to Republic of Korea

WASHINGTON, DC – Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence will lead the Presidential Delegation to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang and attend the Opening Ceremony on February 9, 2018. The Vice President will also visit Seoul, Republic of Korea and Tokyo, Japan to participate in bilateral meetings with leaders to discuss security ...
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Remarks by Vice President at a Reception for Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

(From left:  Administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Seema Verma, Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao) The Vice President’s Ceremonial Office 6:04 P.M. EDT THE VICE PRESIDENT:  Well, thank you so much.  I’m very humbled by that warm introduction and very grateful for the presence of so many great ...
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04/18/17 – Vice President’s Wife Puts Spotlight on Art Therapy

Art can be therapeutic. Karen Pence, wife of the U.S. vice president, is championing that message as she travels with her husband to South Korea, Japan, Indonesia and Australia April 15–25. Art therapy uses painting, drawing or other artwork to help people suffering trauma or sickness who cannot find the words to express their anxiety, pain ...
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[April 16-18, 2017] Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to the Republic of Korea

04/17/17 –  Remarks by the Vice President and South Korean Acting President Hwang at a Joint Press Statement 04/17/17 –  Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly Chung Sye-Kyun 04/14/17 – Second Lady Karen Pence to travel to the Asia-Pacific Region to Highlight Art Therapy and Recognize Military Service Members 04/14/17 – Background Press Call on the Vice President’s Travel to ROK, Japan, Indonesia, and Australia 04/06/17 – Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to the Republic of Korea Photo Gallery 04/17/17 –  U.S. U.S. Vice President Pence Meets South Korean Acting President Hwang 04/17/17 – U.S. Vice President Pence speaks with ROK and U.S. soldiers in the Demilitarized Zone. 04/17/17 –  U.S. Vice President Pence Visits the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) 04/16/17 – Vice President Mike Pence Laid a Wreath for Veterans at Seoul National Cemetery 04/16/17 – Vice President Mike Pence Arrives at Osan Air Base in South Korea
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Remarks by the Vice President and South Korean Acting President Hwang at a Joint Press Statement

The Prime Minister’s Residence Seoul, Republic of Korea ACTING PRESIDENT HWANG:  (As interpreted.)  Good afternoon. First of all I would like to wholeheartedly welcome Vice President Pence on his first visit to Korea, and I would also like to extend my warmest welcome to his family and delegation. Vice President Pence’s late father was a ...
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Readout of the Vice President’s Meeting with Speaker of the National Assembly Chung Sye-Kyun

Today, Vice President Mike Pence met with Speaker of the National Assembly, Chung Sye-kyun, in Seoul, Republic of Korea. The Vice President reaffirmed the Administration’s commitment to our ironclad U.S.-ROK alliance and underscored the important role the alliance plays in upholding peace and security in the Asia-Pacific region. Vice President Pence and Speaker Chung discussed ...
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04/14/17 – Second Lady Karen Pence to travel to the Asia-Pacific Region to Highlight Art Therapy and Recognize Military Service Members

WASHINGTON, DC – Second Lady Karen Pence will travel to the Republic of Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, and Hawaii from April 15-25, 2017 with the Vice President.  During the trip, Mrs. Pence will highlight her initiative, art therapy, meet with military service members and spouses, and participate in cultural activities. Mrs. Pence will arrive in Seoul, ...
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04/14/17 – Background Press Call on the Vice President’s Travel to ROK, Japan, Indonesia, and Australia

Via Conference Call SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL:  Good afternoon, guys.  Some of you I’ve met before.  For folks I haven’t met, look forward to seeing you on Saturday.  For the purpose of the Vice President’s upcoming trip to Seoul, to Tokyo, to Jakarta, and to Sydney, we’re going to explain, lay out the administration’s policies to ...
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04/06/17 – Vice President Mike Pence to Travel to the Republic of Korea

WASHINGTON, DC – Vice President Mike Pence will travel to the Republic of Korea, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, and Hawaii from April 15-25, 2017.  This trip will serve as the Vice President’s first official travel to the Asia-Pacific region.  During his trip, the Vice President will emphasize President Trump’s continued commitment to U.S. alliances and partnerships ...
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