North Korea’s chief Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Trump formally met on the 2018 North Korea-United States Summit in Singapore.
The leaders greeted one another in entrance of a resort at Sentosa Island and shook arms for about 12 seconds. Their assembly and handshake is historic as it’s the first time a North Korean chief and U.S. president have met.
Following their handshake, the pair went inside to speak. Kim Jong Un acknowledged the 2 nations’ beforehand strained relationship and stated, “The path to coming right here as we speak was not a simple path. Our errors held us again and our mistaken practices generally lined our eyes and ears. However, we now have overcome all the pieces to reach right here as we speak.”
President Trump voiced his settlement and shared his perception that their talks will likely be profitable. He additionally stated the 2 nations can have an excellent relationship with out suspicion.
Following their one-on-one discuss, the leaders can have a bigger bilateral dialogue together with varied advisers. President Trump is scheduled to have a press convention at four p.m. KST after which he’ll depart the resort round 6:30 p.m. KST and fly to the United States at 7 p.m. KST.
Watch their historic handshake under!