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Trump accepts Singapore president's invitation for state visit in November: report

Press Trust of India  |  Singapore 

US today accepted the invitation by to make a state visit to the country in November this year, according to a media report.

Trump earlier had a working lunch with at the presidential after their bilateral meeting during which the two leaders discussed everything from the summit preparations to the US' tariff threats.

Trump accepted the invitation from Yacob to make a state visit to in November, Channel Asia reported.

The meeting comes on the eve of a historic summit between Trump and North Korean dictator

Trump and Kim are set to meet tomorrow at the on Sentosa for talks which could see dismantle its nuclear arsenal in return for economic help and security guarantees.

The summit will be the first meeting between Trump and Kim and mark a turnaround of relations between the two leaders after a long-running exchange of furious threats and insults.

The two leaders have had an extraordinary up-and-down relationship over the past 18 months.

Some 2,500 journalists are reporting on the event, which is costing Singapore about SGD 20 million.

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First Published: Mon, June 11 2018. 13:25 IST