Bangladesh welcomes Trump-Kim summit, calls for global support for peace

Published: June 14, 2018 13:19:47 | Updated: June 14, 2018 16:54:19


US President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore on Tuesday - Reuters photo

Bangladesh has welcomed the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, generating a hope of overcoming the long-drawn tensions.

"The joint statement of the summit reflected strong commitments of the two leaders to restore peace, stability and security on Korean peninsula,” the foreign ministry said in a statement on Thursday, reports bdnews24.

"Bangladesh hopes that all concerned parties will support this peace initiative and facilitate implementation of the outcome of the summit for the benefit of the region and beyond.”

Bangladesh will continue to work with the international community to resolve all differences and disputes peacefully through dialogue, the statement added.

Trump and Kim had a one-on-one meeting on Tuesday followed by an expanded meeting including their top aides and a working lunch at Capella Singapore hotel in Sentosa Island after months of diplomatic twists and turns.

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