US President Donald Trump in a telephonic conversation thanked Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for hosting his summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the White House 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 Korean Peninsula.
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 Asia for more than 50 years, it said
Trump said that he looks forward to seeing Prime Minister Lee in Singapore soon, the statement said.
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