Singapore's Capella Hotel Set for Historic US-North Korea Summit

Singapore's Capella Hotel Set for Historic US-North Korea Summit

Singapore's Capella Hotel Set for Historic US-North Korea Summit

Balakrishnan also said that it was the United States that had asked Singapore to host the historic event.

Kim Jong-un has repeatedly said the objective of developing North Korea's program was to avoid the same fate as Libyan President Mohammar Ghadaffi who was killed in a US -backed uprising.

Bolton has never expressed much hope for a summit between Trump and Kim Jong Un, and now a growing chorus of experts think he may have tried to sabotage the summit.

Kim met China's president, Xi Jinping, in China in March and May, and is expected to attend a summit with President Donald Trump in Singapore on June 12. North Korea is reportedly interested in creating a step-by-step plan for denuclearization and Trump reportedly said he would be flexible, though he's been advised not to compromise.

"Our policy hasn't changed and as the president stated, we have sanctions on, they're very powerful and we would not take those sanctions off unless North Korea denuclearized", she said.


Russian President Vladimir Putin believes that for the settlement on the Korean Peninsula all the interested countries should develop guarantees of North Korea's security. We are going to start a process.

Trump also said that there would be no new sanctions while the talks are taking place, although the White House was at pains to say existing economic sanctions will not be removed either.

The UN's nuclear watchdog the IAEA has said it's ready to resume its nuclear verification activities in North Korea.

"He is willing to offer his support for his friends, President Trump and Marshall Kim Jong Un", Prince said.

Trump has been trying to bring together the two countries for some months, in a bid to end North Korea's nuclear weapons programme.

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