We had 13 lives waiting for us and we couldn’t leave them behind. So we soldiered on.
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Calling me a hero is too much. I don’t think I’m a hero but I just happened to have the boat in my car and I was there, so I think everyone would do the same thing in that situation.
It is a long road ahead, with many more challenges to overcome. But I hope the Singapore meeting has set things moving in the right direction.
No one can be optimistic about the results, but my cautious outlook is that the negotiations would be able to succeed if the North carries out a complete denuclearisation, and the international community gathers efforts to provide security guarantees to the North.
The one-party system is a dinosaur which is overdue for extinction in Singapore … I think what’s important is that there will be a free discussion of ideas, a thinking-through of plans of what’s good for Singapore.