Trump-Kim summit likely in mid-June if held in Singapore

United States President Donald Trump (right) will "most likely" meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before the G-7 talks so he can report the results at the summit.
United States President Donald Trump (right) will "most likely" meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un before the G-7 talks so he can report the results at the summit. PHOTO: REUTERS

It is "diplomatically unthinkable" that talks between United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un are postponed, South Korean Foreign Minister Kang Kyung Wha told broadcaster KBS yesterday.

Her comments were the latest attempt to put paid to the rumour mill that the two nations have run into trouble coordinating the details of their unprecedented summit. Mr Trump previously said they would meet "in May or early June".

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 09, 2018, with the headline 'Trump-Kim summit likely in mid-June if held in S'pore'. Print Edition | Subscribe