US President Trump arrives in Singapore for historic Trump-Kim summit

11 June, 2018, 13:52 | Author: Wade Massey
  • Enlarge this image

Trump had called Kim "Little Rocket Man" and threatened to unleash "fire and fury like the world has never seen" on North Korea as it conducted several ballistic missile tests in defiance of global warnings.

USA and North Korean negotiators met in a Singapore hotel on Monday, seeking to clarify the shape of Tuesday's summit, where Trump has said he intends to guided by instinct. "We have to get denuclearisation, we have to get something going".

President Donald Trump shakes hands with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong ahead of a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, June 11, 2018, in Singapore.

The official did not rule out the possibility that additional activities could be added to tomorrow's schedule, beyond the two planned meetings with Kim, ABC News' Jordyn Phelps reports.

Trump had earlier tweeted about the "excitement in the air!"

Chairman Kim thanked Singapore's organisation of the summit as if it was "their own family affair".

Korean Studies Institute director David Kang said: "The most we can hope to get out of this is that Kim and Trump find that they can have some working relationship".

Trump's administration has insisted that CVID is a foremost requirement that Pyongyang must meet for lasting peace on the Korean peninsula. Delegates were outlining specific goals for what Trump and Kim should try to accomplish and multiple scenarios for how key issues can be resolved. Technically, the United States and North Korea remain in a state of war.

Trump and Kim arrived in Singapore hours apart Sunday.

Enlarge this image
Enlarge this image

She led a North Korean delegation to the Winter Olympics in South Korea.

Trump traveled to Singapore from Canada, where he a meeting with other world leaders.

Two days after arguing with western allies at the G-7 summit over trade, President Trump is prepared to declare victory in talks with nuclear-armed North Korea - regardless of what happens. And even if North Korea agrees to dismantle all of its nuclear weapons, what's to say it won't make more now that it has the formula?

Experts believe the North is close to being able to target the entire US mainland with its nuclear-armed missiles, and while there's deep skepticism that Kim will quickly give up those hard-won nukes, there's also some hope that diplomacy can replace the animosity between the USA and the North.

But US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the two-hour meeting on Monday morning was "substantive and detailed". Again accusing the longtime US ally of unfair trade practices, he added: "Then Justin acts hurt when called out!"

A year ago the North carried out what was by far its most powerful nuclear test to date and launched a flurry of missiles - including two over Japan - while Trump threatened Pyongyang with "fire and fury" and Kim dubbed him a "mentally deranged USA dotard". "Given the history of the way KCNA has reported, I think that is a sign for optimism".

"He would be there, he would be running his country, his country would be very rich", Trump said in May, noting that Libya "was a much different model" and not applicable in this case.

One analyst told Al Jazeera Trump will seek to promote his image as a deal-maker. Kim had his own harsh words, calling the president a "mentally deranged US dotard". That's what I do. How long will it take to figure out whether or not they are serious? "I said maybe in the first minute".

DOOM Eternal Announced, First Trailer Online
The name is interesting; we're not sure if it's a straight sequel to the last game, or if it's something more, like an open world, perhaps.


Fox News host apologizes for calling Trump, Kim 'two dictators'
According to CNN , Trump landed in Singapore Sunday morning, ahead of his Tuesday meeting with the North Korean leader. Mr Scaramucci did not appear to notice the error, and replied: "Yeah, because Trump is a disruptive risk-taker".


Trump insists G7 trade talks 'extremely productive'
John McCain believes it. there's a movement all over the world to look inward, not outward, and I think it's a mistake. And what did Trudeau do as soon as the plane took off from Canadian airspace, Trudeau stuck our president in the back.


Recommended:

  • DLC, New Game Plus Coming to Arkane Studios’ ‘Prey’

    DLC, New Game Plus Coming to Arkane Studios’ ‘Prey’

    Essentially, it's going to be a higher budget, more elaborate Prop Hunt , and I'm certainly looking forward to it. The new DLC showcases how every way you play the game is unique and yes you'll be heading to the moon. kind of.
    Petrol, diesel prices see biggest dip in 10 days

    Petrol, diesel prices see biggest dip in 10 days

    Lower global crude oil cost, along with a strengthened rupee, has pulled down the prices of transportation fuels since May 30. The reductions come on the back of softening of worldwide oil rates and the rupee gaining against the U.S. dollar.
    North Korean public largely in the dark about historic summit with Trump

    North Korean public largely in the dark about historic summit with Trump

    Mr Trump has not approached the North Korea crisis with kid gloves and seems unlikely to adjust his tactics now. North Korean soldiers keep watch toward the south in the village of Panmunjom, South Korea, on April 17.
  • From Software's Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Set To Come Out 2019

    From Software's Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Set To Come Out 2019

    From Software has announced a brand new samurai game titled Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice , published by Activision . Yes, that's the bony, bloody contraption shown in Sekiro's original teaser trailer from The Game Awards 2017 .
    White House adviser: Trudeau remarks ‘betrayal’

    White House adviser: Trudeau remarks ‘betrayal’

    In the weeks leading up to the summit, he imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada , Mexico , and the European Union. Donald Trump has been busy attacking US allies ahead of the G7 summit which begins today in the town of La Malbaie in Quebec.
    Cyberpunk 2077 closes Microsoft’s E3 show

    Cyberpunk 2077 closes Microsoft’s E3 show

    A new trailer for Cyberpunk 2077 debuted during Microsoft's E3 2018 press conference, and every frame was packed with information. Cyberpunk 2077 is a narrative-driven, open world RPG set in the most vibrant and risky metropolis of the future - Night City.
  • Halo Infinite Revealed For Xbox One

    Halo Infinite Revealed For Xbox One

    Ubisoft revealed that Division 2 would arrive on PS4, Xbox One and PC, but it was Microsoft that got to show it off properly. Three years later, Xbox's backward compatibility for older games has become one of the console's defining features.
    Robert DeNiro Says 'F**k Trump' Twice At Tony Awards

    Robert DeNiro Says 'F**k Trump' Twice At Tony Awards

    Onstage guests were volunteers and staffers from three organisations that bring relief to areas impacted by natural disasters. Attendance was also up, coming in a 13.79 million, an increase of 3.9 percent at last season's 13.27 million.
    Mesut Ozil doubtful for World Cup

    Mesut Ozil doubtful for World Cup

    "We don't want to take any risks tomorrow", Germany team manager Oliver Bierhoff told a news conference. Sane was at a bigger club, with bigger expectations, with better players.
  • Google Pixel 3 XL Leaks - Display Size Was Just Confirmed

    Google Pixel 3 XL Leaks - Display Size Was Just Confirmed

    Depending on whether you like the notch design or not, you will respond differently to the fact that the Pixel 3 Xl will have one. A year later though, the company followed suit and ended up removing the headphone jack from the Pixel 2 in 2017.

    Woman filmed transporting children in pet kennels arrested

    The kids also complained they were hot during the drive, while being kept in a confined space in the trunk, according to WREG . The video went viral, and eventually led to the arrest of 62-year-old Leimome Cheeks , reported the Commercial Appeal .
    Points table after Canadian Grand Prix

    Points table after Canadian Grand Prix

    I said yesterday how much this place means to Ferrari and to have a race like we had today is unbelievable", said Vettel. Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo, the 2014 Canadian GP victor , is coming off a victory two weeks ago in Monaco.


Popular

Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Confirmed For Nintendo Switch
The fates of two friends traveling separate paths intertwine in an epic adventure that threatens the existence of all. A PS3 version released exclusively in Japan a year later had some extra content that never made its way to the west.

Key Donald Trump advisers attack ‘back stabber’ Justin Trudeau
But unity was torn apart when the USA president took exception to Mr Trudeau calling United States policy "insulting". Canadians are polite, we are reasonable, but we will also not be pushed around".

The Elder Scrolls 6: Trailer for Skyrim Sequel Revealed
More than likely, if mods are available for Fallout 76 , we'll have to download them from Bethesda's Creation Club storefront. It has a couple of modes: The Abyss is a roguelike endless dungeon; Arena is 1-on-1 combat; and you can build a town as well.

Wolfenstein: Cyberpilot announced for PlayStation VR, PC
In this mode you'll play as a TranStar employee and solve various puzzles in the Talos I environment. At Bethesda's E3 2018 showcase, MachineGames revealed Wolfenstein: Youngblood .

'Fair trade now fool trade', Trump vents anger on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, Trudeau
He told CNN's Jake Tapper that "of course" Trump's tweets about Trudeau actually had to do with North Korea "in large part". They also discussed speeding up talks and the future of Nafta, a Canadian government official said late Friday.

World Leaders React to Trump’s Bizarre Attacks On Canada
Trudeau "really kinda stabbed us in the back", top U.S. economic advisor Larry Kudlow said on CNN's "State of the Union ". Trump and then tries to stab him in the back on the way out the door", Navarro told Chris Wallace on " Fox News Sunday ".

Halo Infinite announced for Xbox One, Windows 10
We'll also nearly certainly get more news about backwards compatibility and Minecraft - now both E3 staples for Microsoft. Despite this, a number of Xbox One games have been confirmed for the expo.

Top Indian chefs mourn the death of Anthony Bourdain
While the exact cause of death is not known, Mr Rocquigny said the television personality's suicide didn't appear to be planned. In an interview with People , Lakshmi says that she was " really shocked and saddened because he had been doing really well".

Pizza delivery man granted emergency stay against deportation
A representative at the base told HuffPost that a routine background check was performed on him, which Villavicencio consented to. Chica said Luciana was especially crushed on Friday when she "heard a noise outside where the garbage is, and she got so happy".

Hamilton just happy to finish in Canada
Daniel Ricciardo took the chequered flag in fourth ahead of Hamilton with Kimi Raikkonen sixth for Ferrari. But I just struggled in the session and wasn't able to pull it through.