Trump-Kim Singapore summit

Koreans living in Singapore weigh in on summit

Factors such as Singapore's neutrality, high degree of public order and solid track record in hosting high-profile diplomatic meetings were cited as reasons to hold the summit in the city state.
Factors such as Singapore's neutrality, high degree of public order and solid track record in hosting high-profile diplomatic meetings were cited as reasons to hold the summit in the city state.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Koreans living in Singapore will have ringside seats to how their country's future could unfold when US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meet here on Tuesday.

Daejeon native Choi Min Suk, 20, hopes the peace talks will further improve ties between the two Koreas and lead to reunification so that his grandfather - who crossed the border into the South during the war with the North - can visit his home town again.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 08, 2018, with the headline 'Koreans living in Singapore weigh in on summit'. Print Edition | Subscribe