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South Korea, Japan could be impacted by U.S., North Korea summit

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(WKOW) -- There are a few moving parts in light of the scheduled summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un next week.  

If relations with North Korea improve, South Korea will push for the recovery of Korean War soldiers' remains, including American soldiers, in the Demilitarized Zone.  The South Korean president announced that Wednesday during the country's memorial day.  Hundreds of thousands of service members remain listed as "missing in action" from the three-year war in the 1950s.  

Also, Japan's prime minister will be meeting with President Donald Trump Thursday ahead of the U.S.-North Korea summit.  Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will have less than two hours to make his points; he's expected to make sure President Trump doesn't overlook Japan's security with the upcoming summit.  Abe has not met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as the Chinese and South Korean presidents have.  

Meanwhile, the White House confirmed the summit will happen at the Capella hotel in Singapore.  The hotel is on Singapore's Sentosa Island, which has several resorts, hotels, two golf courses and a theme park.  

The summit is scheduled for Tuesday, June 12.  

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