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Photograph of Trump-Kim joint statement goes viral

Press Trust of India  |  Singapore 

Though the contents of the joint statement by US and North Korean leader have not yet been made public, alert photographers made it easy for journalists world over.

After the the two leaders signed the statement, Trump in his usual act displayed the document to the media sitting in front.

The image of the document which was taken in a burst mode was immediately put online.

Trump will be holding a press conference later in the day during which he will brief the media about the outcome of the summit, the first-ever between a sitting US and North Korean leader.

"Trump committed to provide security guarantees to the DPRK, and reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula," it reads.

The two leaders signed a "very comprehensive" document after their historic summit today, with the saying that the process of denuclearisation on the will begin "very soon" and the North Korean leader promising to leave the bitter past behind.

The two leaders had a one-on-one meeting, with translators only, followed by an expanded meeting including their top aides and a working lunch at in after months of diplomatic twists and turns.

The landmark summit marked the first stage in a process that the US, Japan, and South hope will lead to denuclearisation on the

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 13:30 IST
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