Kim Jong-un receives congratulatory letter from Singaporean PM Lee Hsien Loong

The Singaporean Prime Minister in the letter also expressed his wish to meet Kim again in the near future.

Published: 13th June 2018 06:46 PM  |   Last Updated: 13th June 2018 06:46 PM   |  A+A-

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attends a meeting with Chinese State Councillor Wang Yi, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on May 4, 2018. | Reuters


PYONGYANG: North Korean leader Kim Jong-un received a letter from Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Tuesday, congratulating him for the successful Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)-United States of America (US) summit talks.

Extending congratulations to Kim, the letter said, the joint statement signed by Kim and US President Donald Trump is the first significant step in the long course toward permanent peace and stability on the denuclearized Korean Peninsula, as per KCNA.

The letter further said that Singapore is honoured to have had sponsored the historic summit. It said Singapore wishes that the DPRK and the US will make achievements in implementing their agreements.

The Singaporean Prime Minister in the letter also expressed his wish to meet Kim again in the near future.

After the summit, addressing a press conference in Singapore, President Trump on Tuesday assured North Korea that the US will lift the sanctions slapped on the reclusive nation after it's certain that nuclear missiles are "no longer a factor". 

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