June 10, 2018 / 12:52 AM / 11 days ago

Singapore PM to meet separately with North Korea's Kim, U.S. President Trump

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will meet separately with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S President Donald Trump on Sunday and Monday, respectively, when they visit the city-state for their summit, according to a government statement.

Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong visits a media centre for the summit between the U.S and North Korea, in Singapore, June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon

The June 12 talks between the U.S. and North Korean leaders are expected to centre on ending the North’s nuclear weapons programmes in return for diplomatic and economic incentives.

Reporting by Aradhana Aravindan; Editing by Nick Zieminski

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