WORLD Kim commits to 'complete denuclearization' in joint document

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Kim commits to 'complete denuclearization' in joint document

By Lin Rui and Zhao Yipu | People's Daily app

14:05, June 12, 2018

Singapore (People's Daily) - US President Donald Trump signed a document with top leader of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un, after a working lunch between the two sides in Singapore. Kim commits to "complete denuclearization" of the the Korean Peninsula.

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"We're signing a very important document, pretty comprehensive document, and we've had a really great time together, a great relationship... More will be discussed at a press conference soon," said Trump. "We have developed a special bond," Trump said after signing the document. 

Key points of the document signed by Kim and Donald Trump at the end of Tuesday's talks:

1. US and DPRK commit to establish new US-DPRK relations in accordance with the desire of the peoples of the two countries for peace and prosperity.

2. The two countries will join their efforts to build a lasting and stable peace regime on the Korean Peninsula.

3. Reaffirming the April 27, 2018 Panmunjom Declaration, DPRK commits to work towards the complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

4. US and NPRK commit to recovering remains of prisoners of war including the immediate repatriation of those already identified.

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North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un (L) shakes hands with US President Donald Trump (R) after taking part in a signing ceremony at the end of their historic US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un became on June 12 the first sitting US and North Korean leaders to meet, shake hands and negotiate to end a decades-old nuclear stand-off.(Photos: VCG)

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US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un look at each others before signing documents that acknowledge the progress of the talks and pledge to keep momentum going, after their summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore June 12, 2018. They are flanked by Kim Yo-jong, sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. 

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US President Donald Trump (L) and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un (R) meet for the US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. 

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US President Donald Trump (R3) and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un (L3) meet for the US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018.

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US President Donald Trump (R) and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un (L) shake their hands as they gather for the US-North Korea summit, at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018. 

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US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un shake hands during a summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore June 12, 2018.

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