North Korean leader Kim Jong-un touched down in Singapore today, ahead of a planned summit with US President Donald Trump. The two leaders are to meet on Tuesday on Sentosa island where talks on denuclearisation of North Korea in exchange for economic help will be on the table.
The North Korean delegation to the talks includes Kim’s close aide, Kim Chang Son, who is already in Singapore to prepare for the summit. Mr Trump is expected to reach Singapore later today for the meeting.
The US delegation, which is route from the G7 meeting in Canada, will arrive in the evening, and Mr Trump is set to meet with Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong tomorrow.
The delegation includes Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, National Security Adviser John Bolton and White House Chief of Staff John Kelly.