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Trump thanks Singapore PM for hosting US-N Korea summit

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

US in a telephonic conversation thanked Singaporean Loong for hosting his summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the said today.

Trump yesterday announced that he will meet Kim on June 12 in Singapore, the first-ever summit between the top leaders of the two Cold War rivals to discuss the denuclearisation of the

"Trump thanked Lee for his willingness to host Trump's June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un," the said in a readout of the call.

The two leaders also discussed regional security dynamics in the Indo-Pacific region.

Trump and Lee reaffirmed the relationship between the US and Singapore, which has been one of the US' closest partners in for more than 50 years, it said

Trump said that he looks forward to seeing Lee in soon, the statement said.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 00:35 IST