Donald Trump is set to hold a much-anticipated and unprecedented summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the coming weeks. (Photo: AFP/STR) The location and date of the landmark meeting were announced in a presidential tweet just hours after Trump welcomed to the United States three American prisoners released by Pyongyang. “We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!” Trump wrote. Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement 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 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. 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. US officials said the release of Americans Kim Hak-song, Tony Kim and Kim Dong-chul removed a major obstacle to the… Read full this story
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