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  1. Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting LIVE updates: US President, North Korea leader sign document, develop ‘special bond’

Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un meeting LIVE updates: US President, North Korea leader sign document, develop ‘special bond’

Trump-Kim meeting LIVE updates: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have created history with an unprecedented summit that saw both of them shaking hands.

By: | Updated:Jun 12, 2018 11:53 am
donald trump kim jong un meeting, donald trump kim jong un meeting live, trump kim meeting, trump kim meet live, singapore latest time Trump-Kim meeting LIVE updates: Trump and Kim are now participating in a one-on-one meeting, after initial greeting, and only translators are reportedly present.

Trump-Kim meeting LIVE updates: US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un have created history with an unprecedented summit that saw both of them shaking hands. Trump and Kim are now participating in a one-on-one meeting, after initial greeting, and only translators are reportedly present. Subsequently, there was an expanded bilateral meeting, and a working lunch. Trump is said to leave Singapore at 8.00 pm local time on Tuesday for his country.

News agency PTI reported today that two Indian-origin ministers in Singapore – Vivian Balakrishnan and K Shanmugam – have played vital role in facilitating the Trump-Kim meeting. Balakrishnan is Singapore’s Foreign Minister. He had recently visited Washington, Pyongyang and Beijing to ensure a smooth historic meeting hosted by Singapore. Shanmugam is Singapore’s Minister of Law and Home Affairs. His responsibility was to ensure no glitches from the security point of view. Singapore is one of the very few countries of the world having bilateral relationship with both the US and North Korea.

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11:29 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Donald Trump calls Kim 'very talented man'

Donald Trump says Kim is a 'very talented man' and he will 'absolutely' invite the North Korean leader to the White House. Trump says the summit went "better than anybody could have expected.

11:28 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Future meeting is on

'We'll meet again & we'll met many times', says US President Donald Trump, when asked if he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet again in the future. 'Absolutely', says US President Donald Trump, when asked if he would invite North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to the White House.

11:26 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Trump-Kim joint statement

We have decided to leave the past behind. The world will see a major change, says North Korea's leader Kim.

11:17 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Big sign

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-Un have signed a 'comprehensive document' after their historic summit meeting in Singapore.

10:18 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Lunch dishes

US President Donald Trump today joined North Korean leader Kim Jong-un for a working lunch which had a mix of Western and Asian dishes, such as Korean stuffed cucumber and beef short rib confit with some Haagen-Dazs ice cream to top things off.

08:35 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Here is what Ivanka Trump has to say
08:05 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
From the balcony of Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa

08:01 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Kim Jong Un's assertion

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un asserted in Singapore, "We overcame all kinds of skepticism and speculations about this summit & I believe that this is good for the peace."

07:58 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Trump took charge

Donald Trump did most of the talking, and Kim appeared to listen attentively, turning to him three times during their walk toward their meeting room. But he also patted the U.S. president' arm, in an attempt to show control over the encounter. The U.S. President, who is more than twice Kim's age, then appeared to lead the way to the library where they held a one-on-one meeting, placing his hand on the North Korean leader's counterpart's back.

07:54 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Extended bi-lateral meet begins

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un hold an extended meeting and both leaders were joined by key aides, after 48-minute one-on-one talks with only their interpreters, according to AFP.

07:46 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
WATCH: Donald Trump speaking
07:42 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Unthinkable has happened

07:41 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Hand-shakes and smiles

07:39 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Visual from over 40-minute long meeting

07:34 (IST) 12 Jun 2018
Trump says "will solve a big problem, a big dilemma"

In nuclear meeting with Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump said that by "working together, we will get it taken care of". Trump also predicts that he and Kim Jong Un "will solve a big problem, a big dilemma"

Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are staying in separate hotels that are less than a kilometre apart in the famous Orchard Road area of Singapore. The are where the hotels are situated are dotted with high-rise luxury apartment blocks, offices and glittering shopping malls.

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