Moon, Trump hold phone conversation ahead of DPRK-US summit

Moon, Trump hold phone conversation ahead of DPRK-US summit

The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s President Moon Jae-in and US President Donald Trump on June 11 held a phone conversation ahead of the summit between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States. (Jun 11, 2018 20:39:05)

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Leaders of US – DPRK in Singapore for historic summit

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Singapore tightens security measures for Trump-Kim summit

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Trump says US not to endorse G7 communique

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Singapore's Lee Hsien Loong will meet Kim, Trump separately

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China toughens supervision in key regions to reduce air pollution

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