With a handshake that lasted about 13 seconds, Kim Jong-un of North Korea and the president of the United States, Donald Trump, wrote the story on Tuesday in the long-awaited meeting between the two countries. After months of negotiations, the two leaders met for a one-on-one interaction at Hotel Capella, an isolated luxury resort on Singapore's Sentosa Island. While the two flags were side by side in the background for the first time, Kim and Trump expressed the hope that their summit will be fruitful.
This is how the summit has been since this morning
Donald Trump meets Kim Jong Un
The president of the United States, Donald Trump, meets with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, for a historic summit. The pair shook hands when they met face-to-face for the first time. They opened a conversation that could determine peace or raise the specter of a CNU ...
1. Kim Jong-un came on the scene before the president of the United States, Donald Trump. According to the North Korean media, the culture of North Korea suggests that the younger ones come earlier as a sign of respect. The president of the United States, Donald Trump, arrived on the scene 60 seconds before the summit.
2. While the world watched them closely, Trump and Kim looked serious as they left their limousines for the summit. The two leaders walked and shake hands with the flags of the two countries in the background. Trump grabbed Kim's right arm as they trembled, and then grabbed Kim's left arm when they turned to look at the cameras and the world, his two expressions vanished before turning to smile again.
3. "Pleased to meet you, Mr. President", were Kim's first words, to which Trump responded: "It is an honor and we will have a great relationship, I do not doubt it". Donald Trump then took Kim Jong-un to the library where the meeting was going to take place one by one.
Donald Trump-Kim Jong-Un: "Ten things to know about the Singapore summit The US president, Donald Trump, shakes hands with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore
4. After an interaction that lasted more than 40 minutes, Trump and Kim walk side by side through the hotel located before returning to the meeting room, where they were joined by their highest officials.
5. "I think that everyone is watching this moment, many people in the world will think of it as a scene from a fantastic science fiction movie ..." Kim Jong-un was heard talking to Donald Trump. "We have overcome all kinds of skepticism and speculation about this summit and I think it is good for peace," he said. "I think it's a good prelude to peace."
6. The president of EE. UU., Donald Trump, also suggested that he had a fruitful interaction with the North Korean leader. Adding that this meeting was "very, very, very good," Trump said that both countries have an "excellent relationship." He also predicted that Kim Jong and he "will solve a big problem, a big dilemma." Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, John Bolton, National Security Advisor, and John Kelly, White House Chief of Staff, to expand negotiations, Kim Yong Chol, former Foreign Minister, Ri Yong Ho and Ri Su Yong, President of the ruling party.
Donald Trump-Kim Jong-a tribute: Ten things to know about the Singapore Summit The President of the United States, Donald Trump, shakes hands with the North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore 12 June 2018.
7. After the bilateral talks, the two leaders took a short walk. After bilateral talks with the North Korean leader, Donald Trump said the meeting with Kim Jong-Un was "better than anyone could expect." The two leaders met. patrolling, while fighter jets and a Gulfstream 550 early warning aircraft were operating.
8. Although the details of the talks have not yet been released, the reports suggest that the two leaders should leave Singapore tonight. Kim should leave this afternoon, while Trump will leave tonight. The two leaders originally planned to leave the country on Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will visit the Capella Hotel after their working lunch on Sentosa Island in Singapore on June 12, 2018.
9. Kim Jong and Donald Trump signed a "comprehensive and historic" document after the talks. While Donald Trump said the North Korean denuclearization process should begin "very quickly," Kim Jong added, "the world will see a major change." The details of the document are still unclear.
10. At a meeting that seemed impossible in recent months, the two leaders have probably had talks about North Korea's international relations, denuclearization, and international sanctions in the North.