Washington — Leaders of the US and North Korea will meet for the first time when President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un hold a summit on June 12 in Singapore where the US side will try to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons. The two men c whose countries are still technically at war — exchanged fiery rhetoric last year over North Korea’s attempts to build a nuclear weapon that could reach the US. But tensions have since eased greatly, starting around the time of the North’s participation in the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February. "The highly anticipated meeting between Kim Jong-un and myself will take place in Singapore on June 12th. We will both try to make it a very special moment for World Peace!" Trump wrote on Twitter. His announcement came just hours after three Americans who had been held prisoner in North Korea arrived at a US military base outside Washington, having been released by Kim as a gesture ahead of the summit. Trump said on their arrival that...

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