Moon Jae In to try bridging US-North Korea gap at Trump meeting

President Moon Jae In talking with President Donald Trump on the telephone at the Blue House presidential office in Seoul yesterday, ahead of their meeting tomorrow in Washington.
President Moon Jae In talking with President Donald Trump on the telephone at the Blue House presidential office in Seoul yesterday, ahead of their meeting tomorrow in Washington.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

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South Korean President Moon Jae In will try to bridge the gap between the United States and North Korea when he meets his US counterpart, Mr Donald Trump, in Washington tomorrow.

The two leaders are expected to "discuss ways to guarantee a bright future for the North when it achieves complete denuclearisation", according to the South's presidential Blue House.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 21, 2018, with the headline 'Moon to try bridging US-N. Korea gap at Trump meeting'. Print Edition | Subscribe