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Kim promises to denuke

  • Tama Salim

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Wed, June 13 2018   /  12:05 am

Two-man show: United States President Donald Trump makes a statement before saying goodbye to North Korea leader Kim Jong-un after their meeting at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island in Singapore on Tuesday. Trump and Kim became the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet, shake hands and negotiate to end a decades-old nuclear stand-off. (AFP/ Susan Walsh)United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un came away from an historic summit on Tuesday with an agreement to work toward a “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula”, although how this would be achieved remains unclear.

Trump has committed to provide security guarantees to North Korea, while Kim “reaffirmed his unwavering commitment” to complete denuclearization, according to a statement signed by both leaders at the end of the summit in Singapore.

The statement do...