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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The world is "one step closer" to peace on the Korean peninsula following the success of US President Donald Trump’s summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, US Vice President Mike Pence said.

    "Donald Trump approaches tonight's historic US-NK summit with confidence… and he goes with our hopes, support, and our prayers," he said earlier. 

    Earlier in the day, Trump met North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un in Singapore, and the two sides signed an agreement. Pyongyang reaffirmed its commitment to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, while the United States pledged to provide security guarantees.

    READ MORE: Trump Says Got Along With Kim From Beginning of Meeting

    US President Donald Trump said at a press conference following the negotiations with North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un that the two politicians had managed to got to know each other in a short period of time, adding that they managed to get along from the very beginning.

    Both Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un committed to establishing new relations between their two countries in keeping with the desires of the peoples of the two countries.

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    denuclearization, summit, negotiations, Mike Pence, Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un, Democratic Republic of North Korea (DPRK), United States
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