The historic summit may take place in September on the sidelines of the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF), government sources told Japan’s Kyodo news agency. Russia invited Kim to the forum after Abe confirmed his attendance as early as last year.
The EEF serves as a platform for the discussion of key issues in the world economy, regional integration, industrial and technological development. Previous year, the event included business dialogues with delegations from China, Japan, South Korea, India, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). This year, the forum will take place on September 11-13.
Earlier, Trump held a historic meeting with Kim Jong-un in Singapore. After the summit, the sides signed a final document, which included the agreement to establish new bilateral relations, as well as the decision to join efforts to "build a lasting and stable peace regime on the Korean Peninsula."