North Korean leader arrives in Singapore for historic Trump-Kim summit

Meeting will mark first time North Korean leader met sitting US president

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has landed in Singapore for a historic summit meeting with US President Donald Trump (Source: CNN)
North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has landed in Singapore for a historic summit meeting with US President Donald Trump (Source: CNN)

North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-Un has landed in Singapore for a historic summit meeting with US President Donald Trump, which is scheduled to take place on Tuesday at the island resort of Sentosa.

The meeting will mark the first time a North Korean leader met a sitting US president.

The White House hopes the summit will be the start of a process which will lead to Kim dismantling his nuclear arsenal.

The past year and a half has seen the two leaders have a remarkably turbulent relationship, with the two frequently exchanging insults and threatening war, until their seemingly abrupt change of tack leading to the setting up of a face-to-face meeting.

Singaporean foreign minister Vivian Balakrishan posted a photo on Twitter of Kim after he touched down on the island.

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