Trump-Kim summit: Historic moment made in Singapore

Summit is key turning point in bid for peace, and testament to the Republic's neutrality.

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There are events in every nation's life that will remain etched in history.

In the second half of the 20th century, the United States would count the Kennedy assassination, astronaut Neil Armstrong's moon landing, president Richard Nixon's historic handshake with chairman Mao Zedong, and the dramatic helicopter evacuation from the roof of the US Embassy in Saigon - which marked the humiliating end of the Vietnam War - as being among the most indelible moments.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 13, 2018, with the headline Trump-Kim summit: Historic moment made in Singapore. Subscribe