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Trump-Kim summit begins a new chapter; US announces end of Korea war games

North Korea to get security in exchange for denuclearisation

Mark Landler | NYT  |  Singapore 

President Donald Trump shook hands with Kim Jong-un of North Korea on Tuesday and offered a major concession during the first summit meeting between their nations, a momentous step in an improbable courtship between the world’s largest nuclear power and the most reclusive one. Brash, impulsive leaders who only a few months ago taunted each other across a nuclear abyss, Trump and Kim set aside their threats in a gamble that for now, at least, personal diplomacy can counteract decades of enmity and distrust. Emerging from a day of talks in Singapore and speaking to reporters ...

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First Published: Wed, June 13 2018. 02:07 IST