Washington, May 11 (PTI) US President Donald Trump in a telephonic conversation thanked Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for hosting his summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, the White House said today.Also Read - Viral Video: Man Asks Barber to Give Him a Kim Jong-un Haircut and the Result Left him Laughing Hard | WATCH

Trump yesterday announced that he will meet Kim on June 12 in Singapore, the first-ever summit between the top leaders of the two Cold War rivals to discuss the denuclearisation of the Korean Peninsula. Also Read - North Korea Test-fires New Long-range Cruise Missiles With Possible Nuclear Capability: Report

“President Trump thanked Prime Minister Lee for his willingness to host President Trump’s June 12 meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un,” the White House said in a readout of the call. Also Read - US President Joe Biden Teams Up With 'Dude With Sign', Holds Placard to Promote Covid Vaccination

The two leaders also discussed regional security dynamics in the Indo-Pacific region.

Trump and Lee reaffirmed the relationship between the US and Singapore, which has been one of the US’ closest partners in Asia for more than 50 years, it said Trump said that he looks forward to seeing Prime Minister Lee in Singapore soon, the statement said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.