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Trump-Kim summit: Britain, EU, Russia welcome meeting

2018-06-13 09:49:59       source:The Straits Times

June 12, 2018

Britain on Tuesday (June 12) welcomed North Korea's commitment to denuclearisation, saying it is a signal that its leader, Mr Kim Jong Un, has finally heeded the message after a meeting with US President Donald Trump, a statement from Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said.

During a historic summit in Singapore earlier in the day, Mr Trump and Mr Kim pledged to work towards complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and Washington committed to provide security guarantees.

Reading a statement from Mr Johnson, British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman told reporters: "We welcome that President Trump and Kim Jong Un have held a constructive summit, this is an important step towards the stability of a region vital to global economic growth."

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