Will the June 12 Trump-Kim summit go on?

Mrs Karen Pence, the wife of US Vice-President Mike Pence, strolling with Ms Kim Jung Sook, the wife of South Korean President Moon Jae In, after a luncheon at Decatur House in Washington on Tuesday.
US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae In speaking to reporters in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday. Mr Trump dropped hints then that his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be delayedPHOTO: NYTIMES
US President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart Moon Jae In speaking to reporters in the Oval Office of the White House on Tuesday. Mr Trump dropped hints then that his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un may be delayed.
Mrs Karen Pence, the wife of US Vice-President Mike Pence, strolling with Ms Kim Jung Sook, the wife of South Korean President Moon Jae In, after a luncheon at Decatur House in Washington on Tuesday.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

It will proceed as planned

POLITICAL GAINS TO BE REAPED FOR BOTH SIDES

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 24, 2018, with the headline 'Will the June 12 Trump-Kim summit go on?'. Print Edition | Subscribe