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Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Meeting with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore

President Donald J. Trump met with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore today at the G20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany. The two leaders praised the United States-Singapore economic relationship, which serves as an important hub for United States exports to the fast-growing Southeast Asia region. The President and Prime Minister Lee discussed regional security issues and their shared resolve to press North Korea to abandon its nuclear program and cease its provocations. They also affirmed close cooperation in preventing the rise of terrorism and Islamist extremism in Southeast Asia.