The two leaders are expected to meet alone, with a pair of translators, for about 45 minutes. We're going to have a great discussion and will be tremendously successful.
The meeting, which will be held at the Capella Hotel, a secluded luxury resort on Singapore's Sentosa Island, will see the USA offering North Korea security assurances in return for complete denuclearisation, according to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Trump has repaid the favor by giving Fox two exclusive chats in recent months. "We have the framework for getting ready to denuclearize", Trump said.
Donald Trump arrived in Singapore directly from Quebec, Canada after attending G7 summit on Sunday. In fact, only hours before the White House announcement, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had seemed to lower expectations for the meeting, which Trump had earlier predicted could potentially yield an on-the-spot deal to end the Korean War.
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Despite this, they were seen to be on good terms, and President Macron's team said his talks with Trump were "frank and robust". The other G7 leaders met without Trump for the rest of the day, discussing climate change and global development.
The meeting marks the first time an American president and Kim have met.
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The two then sat down with their broader national security delegations for a second meeting.
"We are hopeful this summit will have set the conditions for future productive talks", Pompeo said.
"This is history, we are living history", Ms Huntsman said.
One of the world's most reclusive leaders, Kim visited Singapore's waterfront on Monday, smiling and waving to onlookers, adding to a more affable image that has emerged since his April summit with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in.