• search

Trump thanks Singapore PM for hosting US-North Korea summit

Posted By: PTI
Subscribe to Oneindia News
For Quick Alerts
Subscribe Now
For Quick Alerts
ALLOW NOTIFICATIONS
For Daily Alerts

     Washington, May 11: US President Donald Trump in a telephonic conversation thanked Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for hosting his summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the White House said on Friday.

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and US President Donald Trump. PTI file photo

    Trump on Friday announced that he will meet Kim on June 12 in Singapore, the first-ever summit between the top leaders of the two Cold War rivals to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula.

    "President Trump thanked Prime Minister Lee for his willingness to host President Trump's June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un," the White House said in a readout of the call.

    The two leaders also discussed regional security dynamics in the Indo-Pacific region.

    Trump and Lee reaffirmed the relationship between the US and Singapore, which has been one of the US' closest partners in Asia for more than 50 years, it said Trump said that he looks forward to seeing Prime Minister Lee in Singapore soon, the statement said.

    PTI

    For Breaking News from Oneindia
    Get instant news updates throughout the day.

    X
    We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Oneindia sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Oneindia website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more