Trump-Kim summit

Fate of inter-Korea projects tied to outcome of talks

Above: Some 100 bodyguards for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arriving yesterday at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, on a North Korean cargo plane ahead of the summit. Right: Mr Kim Jong Un (centre) being sent off by his top official
Mr Kim Jong Un (centre) being sent off by his top officials on Saturday as he boarded a train in Pyongyang bound for Hanoi, for his second summit with US President Donald Trump.PHOTO: DPA
Above: Some 100 bodyguards for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arriving yesterday at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, on a North Korean cargo plane ahead of the summit. Right: Mr Kim Jong Un (centre) being sent off by his top official
Some 100 bodyguards for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arriving yesterday at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, on a North Korean cargo plane ahead of the summit.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Road map and timetable needed so both nations will keep to promises: Experts

The resumption of inter-Korea projects, and a potential declaration to end the war between the two countries, is hinging on the outcome of the second summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump.

Talks between the two leaders - to be held on Wednesday and Thursday in Vietnamese capital Hanoi - are expected to focus on concrete action by the North towards denuclearisation and corresponding US measures that can include partial lifting of sanctions.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 25, 2019, with the headline 'Fate of inter-Korea projects tied to outcome of talks'. Print Edition | Subscribe