Home News Featured News POTUS Donald Trump cancels summit with Kim Jong Un that was to...

POTUS Donald Trump cancels summit with Kim Jong Un that was to be held in Singapore

Author

Date

Category

- Advertisement -

President of the United States of America (POTUS) Donald Trump has cancelled his highly anticipated summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un after days of speculation that the historic meeting that was to be held in Singapore on 12 June would not go through.

The POTUS has indicated that he is cancelling the meeting because of the “tremendous anger and open hostility” in a recent statement from Kim. Caliing it a “missed opportunity” and a “truly sad moment in history,” President Trump added in a letter to North Korea that has been made public:

“I feel it is inappropriate, at this time, to have this long-planned meeting. Therefore, please let this letter serve to represent that the Singapore summit, for the good of both parties but to the detriment of the world, will not take place.”

While the President said that he hoped Kim would contact him, he also added: “You talk about your nuclear capabilities but ours are massive and powerful and I hope they will never have to be used.”

- Advertisement -

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who read the POTUS’ letter to US lawmakers, said two weeks ago that the US’ goals for the summit is the immediate “permanent, verifiable irreversible dismantling of North Korea’s weapons of mass destruction program.”

https://theindependent.sg.sg/first-summit-between-donald-trump-and-kim-jong-un-will-reportedly-take-place-in-singapore/Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

- Advertisement -

Local nurse says it is ‘sad, really sad to know’ that frontliners like himself are being blamed for the current Covid-19 outbreak

Singapore -- A local nurse took to social media with a heartbreaking tweet about frontline healthcare workers like himself being blamed for Covid-19 now after being cheered as heroes when the pandemic began last year. In a tweet which has since been...

Netizens upset with ST’s piece on people’s behaviour and Covid measures

Singapore—An article entitled “Behaviour of people holds key to success of Singapore's tighter Covid-19 measures” written by the Senior Heath Correspondent of The Straits Times has been met with unhappy reactions from netizens.   Ms Salma Khalik, whose piece was published on...

‘Stop the double standards,’ says PAB rider after seeing LTA officers let off an errant rider

Singapore – “PAB (power-assisted bicycle) rider doing food delivery? You’d better just dress like you look like an Aunty because LTA (Land Transport Authority) will not issue you a ticket,” said a member of the public after witnessing the authorities let...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to news@theindependent.sg 

Theindependent