Trump promises to return to Singapore


President Donald Trump

President Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump has accepted an invitation by Singaporean President Halimah Yacob to return to the country for a state visit.

The visit is set for November 2018 in conjunction with the 6th ASEAN-US Summit and 13th East Asia Summit, according to a statement by Singapore’s foreign ministry.

Both leaders had a “good discussion on a wide range of regional and global developments,” and Trump expressed his country’s “continued commitment” to the region, the statement said.

Similarly, South Korean President Moon Jae-In said on Monday that the upcoming summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader, Kim Jong-Un would mark the beginning of a “long process,” South Korean media reported.

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“The deep-rooted hostile relationship and the North Korean nuclear issue cannot be resolved in one single action in a meeting between leaders,” Jae-In told a weekly meeting with his top aides, Yonhap news agency reported.

“Even after the two leaders open the dialogue, we will need a long process that may take one year, two years or even longer to completely resolve the issues,” Jae-In added.

Yet, Jae-In also expressed optimism, saying, “I have both expectations and hopes that tomorrow’s summit will be a success.”