Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have released a joint statement about their split ... insisting they are committed to working together to do what's best for Suri.
The statement reads, "We are committed to working together as parents to accomplish what is in our daughter Suri's best interests."
"We want to keep matters affecting our family private and express our respect for each other's commitment to each of our respective beliefs and support each other's roles as parents."
The statement reinforces what we already told you ... Tom and Katie have called a temporary truce while their lawyers try hammering out a settlement and end this thing as soon as possible.
Tom and Katie
Joint Statement --
We're TRYING to Play Nice
7/9/2012 9:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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