Trump thanks PM Lee for hosting summit

US President Donald Trump today thanked Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for Singapore’s role in hosting his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un tomorrow.

“We have a very interesting meeting in particular tomorrow, and I think things can work out very nicely. But we appreciate your hospitality and professionalism and your friendship. Thank you very much,” Trump told Mr Lee at the start of their working lunch.

Trump and Kim arrived in Singapore yesterday for the historical summit which is scheduled to start at 9 am Singapore time on Tuesday.