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2018 North Korea–United States Singapore Summit

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The 2018 North Korea–United States Singapore Summit, officially the DPRK–USA Singapore Summit, or commonly known as Singapore Summit, was a summit meeting between North Korean Chairman Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump, held at the Capella Hotel, Sentosa, Singapore. This was the first-ever meeting between leaders of North Korea and the United States. They signed a joint statement, agreeing to security guarantees for North Korea, new peaceful relations, the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, recovery of soldiers' remains, and follow-up negotiations between high-level officials. Both leaders also met separately with Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.


  • Background 

  • Announcement 

  • Preparations 

  • Meeting location 

  • Pre-summit events 

  • Summit meeting 

  • Incidents 

  • Aftermath  

  • Second U.S.–North Korean Summit