11 May '18, 10am

Singapore ties with U.S., North Korea make city-state summit site

SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore’s diplomatic ties with North Korea and its relative proximity made the Southeast Asian city-state a natural choice for the historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Trump announced in a tweet Thursday the two leaders will meet in Singapore on June 12. The city is “a great location” for the summit, said Tom Plant, who specializes in nuclear and proliferation issues at London’s Royal United Services Institute. “Kim will be on friendly territory, not hostile territory. But he wouldn’t be on home turf.” Among the factors: It’s closer for Kim than possible Europe venues, the experience of Singapore’s security forces, and the fact that Pyongyang has had diplomatic relations with the country since 1975. Singapore is familiar ground for the reclusive communist country, which has its embassy in Singapore’s central...

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