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Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

Trump and Kim have concluded their summit and reached an agreement, details of which are still not known in their entirety. Watch this space for all the highlights

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US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday signed a joint statement in Singapore after holding a one-on-one bilateral meeting, followed by a meeting along with their delegations and a working lunch.   "We're signing a very important document, pretty comprehensive document, and we've had a really great time together, a great relationship... More will be discussed at a press conference soon," The New Straits Times quoted Trump as saying. "We have developed a special bond," he said. "The meeting was far ...

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Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

Trump also said he and Kim had discussed human rights briefly.

Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

After the Trump-Kim summit, the Ministry of External Affairs said: "India welcomes the United States-DPRK summit held in Singapore. This is a positive development. India has always supported all efforts to bring about peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula through dialogue and diplomacy." India welcomes the United States - DPRK Summit held in Singapore. This is a positive development. India has always supported all efforts to bring about peace and stability in the Korean Peninsula through dialogue and diplomacy: MEA — ANI (@ANI) June 12, 2018

Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

Questioned over the lack of a commitment to verifying denuclearisation, Trump responded that it would be achieved by "having a lot of people there".

Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

President Trump just told me that he trusts NK leader Kim Jong Un: “he trusts me and I trust him.” https://t.co/9qUreOKv8J — GeorgeStephanopoulos (@GStephanopoulos) June 12, 2018

Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

When questioned about the timeline, Trump said that denuclearisation "takes a long time scientifically".

Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

Trump was asked why he didn't get a commitment from Kim for complete, verifiable and irreversible dismantlement, or CVID. He responded by saying that there wasn't time. "I'm here for one day. The process is now going to take place," Trump said. 

Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

Referring to his naysayers, Trump said: "I think this meeting was good for United States as it was for North Korea. Only a person who hates Donald Trump would say that I have agreed to make a big commitment."   "Yes, it was a big commitment to meet Kim. But, it was good for us," Trump added. I think this meeting was good for United States as it was for North Korea. Only a person who hates Donald Trump would say that I have agreed to make a big commitment. Yes, it was a big commitment to meet Kim. But, it was good for us: US President Donald Trump. #SingaporeSummit pic.twitter.com/P84EKPaIt1 — ANI (@ANI) June 12, 2018

Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

Trump said that North Korea has already started destroying a missile engine testing site.   Further, Trump said that the North Korea sanctions will remain in place. "The sanctions (on North Korea) will come off when we are sure the nukes are no longer a factor," Trump said.

Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

I'm not a fan of Trump but let's not promote the idea that stopping to practice mass murdering millions of civilians with weapons of mass destruction is weak and bad. https://t.co/7qkbeQz7IQ — Beatrice Fihn (@BeaFihn) June 12, 2018

Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

Trump says Kim Jong Un has accepted his invitation to visit the White House sometime in the future.

Highlights: Only courageous can make peace, says Trump after meeting Kim

Kim reaffirmed his unwavering commitment to the complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula: Trump

First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 13:54 IST
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Trump and Kim have concluded their summit and reached an agreement, details of which are still not known in their entirety. Watch this space for all the highlights

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Tuesday signed a joint statement in Singapore after holding a one-on-one bilateral meeting, followed by a meeting along with their delegations and a working lunch.   "We're signing a very important document, pretty comprehensive document, and we've had a really great time together, a great relationship... More will be discussed at a press conference soon," The New Straits Times quoted Trump as saying. "We have developed a special bond," he said. "The meeting was far ...

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