Historic Trump-Kim summit set for Jun 12 in Singapore
Trump, who made the announcement on his Twitter handle said he and Kim would “try to make it a very special moment for world peace”
The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong Un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 10, 2018
Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs while reacting to date in a statement earlier today, said the country is pleased to host the meeting. “We hope this meeting will advance prospects for peace in the Korean Peninsula,” the ministry added.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong also said the meeting between the two leaders is a significant step on the path to peace. “May it lead to a successful outcome,” he added.
— Lee Hsien Loong (@leehsienloong) May 11, 2018
The talks, which are expected to last one day, are set to focus on North Korea’s rapidly advancing nuclear and ballistic weapons programmes. “I think it will be a big success,” Trump said as he boarded Air Force One, on his way to a political rally in Indiana.