Trump-Kim summit shows clear desire of the US and North Korea to end Korean War, say analysts

US President Donald Trump holding up an agreement signed by himself and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Capella Singapore on June 12, 2018.
US President Donald Trump holding up an agreement signed by himself and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at Capella Singapore on June 12, 2018.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - Though details on the denuclearisation of North Korea were in short supply, what emerged from the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday (June 12) was a clear desire to end the Korean War, said analysts.

The scars of the Korean War, fought from 1950 to 1953 but now dormant after an armistice was signed, were a significant theme in Mr Trump's opening remarks at his press conference after the summit.

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