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Can China send fighter jets to escort the aircraft of North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN when he will go to the summit with the US President Donald trump in Singapore. This was reported by the South China Morning Post, a military source in the South Korean air force.
According to him, if China will provide an escort on its territory, it will be a direct signal to the US and South Korea’s strong support of the authorities of North Korea. “Accompanied by [head of state] fighters — one of the highest security protocols that can provide the air forces”, — said the interlocutor of the edition.
The newspaper points out that the exact route that the leader of North Korea will travel to Singapore, unknown. However, experts believe that Kim Jong UN will fly to the summit is through Chinese airspace, as it will provide him maximum safety in transit. At the same time, it is noted that for its security in the city-state will meet approximately 34 bodyguard.
Media earlier reported that Kim Jong-UN fears that he could be killed on the way to Singapore or during the summit.
The meeting of leaders of the United States and North Korea scheduled for June 12 in Singapore. Of the initial agreement, Kim Jong-UN and trump of negotiations was announced on 10 may, but two weeks later, the American leader announced the cancellation of this event. However, a week later he declared that the summit still held. The theme should be the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
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