January 23, 2021

North Korea to work towards denuclearization in exchange for security guarantees

In broad agreement signed in Singapore, Kim and Trump also agree to improve diplomatic relations

The leaders of North Korea and the U.S. on Tuesday in Singapore signed a joint declaration reaffirming Pyongyang's commitment to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula, and committing Washington to security guarantees in return.

The agreement came in a broad statement signed following several hours of talks between DPRK leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump.