It initially was meant to rid the North of its weapons, to forge the "complete denuclearization" of the country.
Kim Jong Un met Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shortly after his arrival, driving from the St. Regis Hotel where he is staying, through the famous Orchard Road shopping district, which was closed off for his tightly guarded motorcade.
The U.S. president also dangled the prospect of inviting Kim to Washington if the meeting is a success.
Kim's North Korean delegation will include his sister Kim Yo Jong, White House officials cited by Bloomberg noted. The talks will take place at the Capella Hotel on the island of Sentosa, a small resort island off Singapore's southern coast. If you're not going to be able to walk away - we didn't walk away from the terrible Iran deal that was signed, and if you look at what's happened, since I signed that deal, Iran and in all fairness, I say it with great respect for the people of Iran, but Iran is acting a lot differently. "The fact that we have been chosen as the site of the meeting - we did not ask for it, but we were asked and we agreed - says something about Singapore's relations with the parties, with America, with North Korea, also our standing in the global community".
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Given his unrivalled stature at Real Madrid , the chances of it actually happening have been slim at best for several years. According to another report, Ronaldo became more unhappy after his agent Jorge Mendes met with the club on Wednesday.
On Monday, North Korean state media said Kim and Trump would discuss a "permanent and durable peace-keeping mechanism" on the Korean peninsula, denuclearisation of the peninsula and other issues of mutual concern.
She said North Korean culture and diplomacy differed from America's and he would need to be aware of certain actions which could cause gross offence to the dictator - including saying the word "no".
More than 1,000 people paid for a photo with the Kim-Trump lookalikes over the weekend.
Kim landed at Singapore Changi International Airport and was greeted by Singapore's Minister of Foreign Affairs Vivian Balakrishnan.
It will be the first summit of its kind between a leader of North Korea and a sitting USA president.
The summit is set to mark the first meeting between a sitting US President and a North Korean leader and comes after Trump and Kim previously engaged in a war of words over the North Korean nuclear program and each nation's military capabilities.
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It's Kim's pursuit of nuclear weapons that gives his meeting with Trump such high stakes.
Believed to be 34, Kim is one of the youngest heads of state in the world and looks an unlikely candidate to be making history of the kind that has eluded his father and grandfather, both past leaders of North Korea.
North Korean soldiers keep watch toward the south in the village of Panmunjom, South Korea, on April 17.
Denuclearization of North Korea is the headline topic at Tuesday's summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, but for North Korean officials travelling to Singapore, their top priority is much narrower: protecting their leader. "The scale is bigger, the number of journalists coming is huge, even more than what we had for the IMF (International Monetary Fund) and World Bank meetings (in Singapore in 2006)", he said.
On May 10, Trump announced he would hold a summit with Kim in Singapore and has since indicated he would try to reach an agreement to formally end the 1950-53 Korean War.
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Trudeau also faced calls Monday to speed up the imposition of retaliatory tariffs on USA steel and aluminum, but he rebuffed them. It has found that Canada is effectively dumping that product in America and has proposed tariffs of around 20% on the material.