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Report: Trump moved up departure from Singapore after Kim set deadline for summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un set a deadline of Tuesday for ending the Singapore summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, prompting Trump to move up his departure, Bloomberg News reported on Monday, citing two U.S. officials familiar with the planning.

According to the report, Trump had been willing to stay in Singapore longer if negotiations were progressing, but since Kim set definite plans for departure, so did Trump.

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