UPDATE 2: The US is going to halt military drills with South Korea while negotiations between Washington and Pyongyang continue.
Channel NewsAsia complaining that they haven’t gotten the text of the agreement between Trump and Kim from think tanks – new media already figured out what the four points of agreement were #SingaporeSummit pic.twitter.com/S8WybWmPqW
— William Craddick (@williamcraddick) 12 June 2018
UPDATE: Trump says Kim has agreed to visit the White House.
“At a certain time I will [travel to Pyongyang]. That will be a day I very much look forward to. I also will be inviting chairman Kim at the appropriate time to the White House. He has accepted… we want to go a little bit further down the road,” he said.
Trump added that the North Korean leader has expressed “unwavering commitment” to complete denuclearization. However, the anti-North sanctions will “remain in effect” at least for now.
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have signed a document that would lead to “major change”, the leaders announced at a joint news conference on June 12 after their first face-to-face meeting in Singapore.
No details of the signed document were revealed. However, the US president said that he will hold a press conference on the matter later in the day.
“We’ve developed a very special bond,” Trump said vowing to start the process “very, very quickly” without specifying what exactly is going to happen.
“Today we had a historic meeting and decided to leave the past behind, and we are about to sign a historic document. The world will a see a major change,” Kim commented.
According to Trump, the Korean peninsula “is going to be very much a different situation than it has in the past”.
Trump and Kim met for the first time face-to-face on June 12. The sides allegedly discussed how to to bring complete denuclearization to the Korean Peninsula and to de-escalate the US-North Korean tensions caused by Washington’s paln to crack down on the North Korean ballistic missile and nuclear programs.