Singapore summit: Kim commits to ‘complete denuclearisation’ of N.Korea, Trump promises security

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Singapore, June 12: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday signed a “historic” and  “comprehensive” document. 

After Signing the document, Kim said: “We have decided to let go the past & now the world will see a major change”.

Addressing the media, Trump said North Korea’s denuclearisation process will be starting “very quickly.” “We’re very proud of what happened today. Our whole relationship with North Korea and the Korean peninsula will be a much different situation than it has in the past,” he stated, reported BBC.

The US President also invited Kim Jong Un to the White House.

When asked if he and North Korean leader will meet again in the future, Trump said ‘We’ll meet again & we’ll met many times’,

Earlier in a day, both the leaders held a one-on-one meeting. Following the talks, the US President stated it was ‘very, very good’ and they have an ‘excellent relationship’.

In a carefully choreographed encounter at around 9 a.m., Trump and Kim strode towards each other, arms extended, in the red-carpeted reception area of the grand Capella Hotel, in Singapore’s Sentosa Island, reports The New York Times.

This is the first time a sitting American President and North Korean leader have called on.

The meeting marks a dramatic shift in relations between Trump and Kim Jong, who were engaged in words of wars till last year.

Updates : 

Key points of the ‘comprehensive’ document 

  • The United States and the DPRK commit to establish new U.S.-DPRK relations in accordance with the desire of the peoples of the two countries for peace and prosperity.
  • The United States and the DPRK will join their efforts to build a lasting and stable peace regime on the Korean Peninsula.
  • Reaffirming the April 27, 2018 Panmunjom Declaration, the DPRK commits to work towards complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
  • The United States and the DPRK commit to recovering POW/MIA remains, including the immediate repatriation of those already identified.

-Reuters

Kim commits to ‘complete denuclearisation of Korean Peninsula’ in the joint text

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