Asean can do more in Trump-Kim talks: Experts

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a dinner during the second US-North Korea summit, on Feb 27, 2019.
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at a dinner during the second US-North Korea summit, on Feb 27, 2019. PHOTO: REUTERS

S'pore could even take lead in reuniting two leaders after Hanoi summit failure, they say

Asean, two of whose members hosted the recent summits between the leaders of the United States and North Korea, can play a more active role in bringing them together again after the failure of their second encounter in Hanoi.

Some experts believe Singapore - which hosted the first meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un last June - can even take the lead in Asean on this.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 15, 2019, with the headline 'Asean can do more in Trump-Kim talks: Experts'. Print Edition | Subscribe