When Trump met Kim: 11 quotes from their historic meeting

When Trump met Kim: 11 quotes from their historic meeting

When Trump met Kim: 11 quotes from their historic meeting

"He ran it, few people at that age - you could take one out of 10,000 could not do it".

He revealed new details about worldwide relations that had never been made public, and took considerable time to boast and brag about all manner of achievements.

"We sat down for lunch", Rodman said of a face-to-face meeting with Kim five years ago.

"I think Kim Jong Un would ultimately decide the outcome of the summit but this will depend on how he is treated during the negotiations", Hoo opined.

He also said that he discussed the regime's notorious human rights record with the Chairman.

Before the sun rose over Singapore he tweeted that 'meetings between staffs and representatives are going well and quickly, ' echoing a statement from his White House the evening before that talks were progressing so fast Trump would leave Singapore early. I got so many death threats. Donald Trump then guided Kim Jong-un to the library where the one-on-one meeting was to take place.

US President Donald Trump is set to meet tomorrow with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore in one of the stranger diplomatic détentes in post-Cold War history.

That is, experts suggest Pyongyang may only agree to give up its nukes in exchange for the USA terminating its military presence in South Korea and ending its regional nuclear umbrella, a security arrangement in which Washington promises in-kind retaliation on behalf of close allies if they are attacked with nuclear weapons.

The president fielded questions for more than an hour in his first solo news conference since February of 2017.

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When Trump met Kim: 11 quotes from their historic meeting

That moment came when President Trump was filmed just ahead of his working lunch with Kim.

"Something happened from that day, it was a bad thing, it was brutal, but a lot of people started to focus on what was going on, including North Korea".

"I may stand before you in six months and say, 'Hey, I was wrong.' ... The other alternative is not a good alternative".

"He said Singapore is clean and lovely and every building is stylish as he heard of in the past, adding he is going to learn a lot from the good knowledge and experience of Singapore in various fields in the future", KCNA reported. "I am hoping for denuclearization and a peace agreement, and also for North Korea's economy to open up".

"We're going to have a great discussion and I think tremendous success".

It follows a day of historic talks at Singapore's Capella Hotel, on Sentosa Island - the first meeting between a sitting US President and a North Korean leader.

"The war games are very expensive; we paid for a big majority of them, we fly in bombers from Guam", Trump said.

It is that delivery system, in the form of intercontinental ballistic missiles, that prompted the most crisis between Washington and Pyongyang and led Trump to threaten a new armed conflict.

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