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US Secretary of State Pompeo says China – Pyongyang's sole major ally and main trading partner – has reaffirmed to uphold UN sanctions against North Korea until full denuclearisation is achieved.
Remarks by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo came a day after an unprecedented summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.
North Korean state media says the US President Donald Trump agreed to remove sanctions against Pyongyang in addition to providing security guarantees in the "historic" summit with the North's leader Kim Jong-un.
The meeting between the leaders of North Korea and the United States has raised cautious hopes in the region that a new page could be turning in the troubled history of the Korean Peninsula.
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un met in Singapore in an historic summit. Following their meeting, a joint statement was issued. This is the text of that statement.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have become the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet, shake hands and negotiate to end a decades-old nuclear standoff.
The document signed in Singapore could mark a breakthrough, with N Korea's Kim Jong-un saying, "The world would see a major change" after his summit with US President Donald Trump.
While President Donald Trump met Prime Minister of Singapore Lee Hsien Loong, negotiators from Pyongyang and Washington made final preparations on the eve of the unprecedented summit between Kim Jong-un and the US president.
US President Donald Trump's arrival came just hours after North Korean leader Kim Jong-un landed in the ultra-modern city-state on his longest trip overseas as head of state. The two are set to meet at Capella Sentosa Island Resort on Tuesday.
Not since a 2006 IMF-World Bank summit has security in the bustling city-state of 5.6 million people been so tight with 23,000 police officers having been mobilised for the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.
Remarks by the US Defense Secretary James Mattis came ahead of a planned summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on June 12 in Singapore.
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