Trump, Lee discuss diplomatic, defense, economic issues

US President Donald Trump met Monday in Singapore with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, and thanked Lee for Singapore’s “generosity and partnership” in hosting Tuesday’s scheduled meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, the White House announced.

“The two leaders discussed ways to enhance bilateral cooperation on diplomatic, defense and economic issues to promote stability, security and prosperity in the region,” the announcement said.

Trump also congratulated Lee on Singapore’s chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, it said.

Trump said that he looks forward to seeing Lee again soon

Source: Kuwait News Agency