Mon, Oct 23, 2017: In meeting with Prime Minister Loong, Trump hails Singapore as one of US’ ‘closest strategic partners in Asia’

President Trump touted the trade relationship between the U.S. and Singapore on Monday, thanking Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong for his dedication to “reciprocal” economic ties.

“Singapore’s strong commitment to the rule of law, to international property protections, and to the principles of fair and reciprocal — one of my favorite words when it comes to trade — has made the country a magnet for business,” Trump said Monday during a joint appearance with the prime minister in the Rose Garden.

“Singapore is one of our closest strategic partners in Asia,” Trump said. “The U.S. is proud of the deep and enduring partnership we have built.” Continue reading “Mon, Oct 23, 2017: In meeting with Prime Minister Loong, Trump hails Singapore as one of US’ ‘closest strategic partners in Asia’”