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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of the President's Meeting with his National Security Team on the Situation on the Korean Peninsula

Upon his return to the White House, President Obama attended a meeting of his senior national security team on the situation on the Korean peninsula. The President was briefed by National Security Advisor Tom Donilon, Secretaries Clinton and Gates, Ambassador Rice, Admiral Mullen, and General Sharp, Commander of U.S. Forces Korea. The President reiterated the unshakeable support of the United States for our ally, the Republic of Korea, and discussed ways to advance peace and security on the Korean peninsula going forward.