Trump-Kim Singapore summit

Moon Jae In hopes for bold decisions at Trump-Kim Singapore summit

South Korean President Moon Jae In said his people were praying for US President Donald Trump to "create a miraculous result" today.
South Korean President Moon Jae In said his people were praying for US President Donald Trump to "create a miraculous result" today.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

The South Korean and Japanese leaders have expressed hopes for a successful summit between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore today.

President Moon Jae In, in a meeting with key aides in Seoul yesterday, said he expected "bold decisions" by the two leaders and a "significant agreement" to be reached to end the hostile relations between the US and North Korea as well as kick-start the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 12, 2018, with the headline 'Moon hopes for bold decisions at summit'. Print Edition | Subscribe