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'All systems go' for Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un's summit

'All systems go' for Donald Trump, Kim Jong-un's summit

What can we expect from the summit?

"And so not only Japan, but South Korea, China - I imagine many nations will want to participate in the North Korean economy if we are successful in Singapore", he said. Instead, Trump acknowledged, the summit is unlikely to achieve a major breakthrough, stating that at minimum he would like to "start a dialogue" with Kim.

Their appearance comes days before a summit between the real leaders in the city-state.

The Immigration and Checkpoints Authority of Singapore (ICA) said Lee Howard Ho Wun arrived at Changi Airport at about 3.30 am on June 8 and was interviewed about 45 minutes later.

SINGAPORE, June 9 ― A rare direct flight from Pyongyang landed in Singapore today ahead of the expected arrival of North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un for a summit with US President Donald Trump to discuss ending the North's isolation and its nuclear programme.

The U.S. and North Korea have disagreed about what "denuclearization" would actually entail.

Beyond the speculation over motivation, however, Trump and Kim may face huge obstacles to settling a deal on their own; some even question whether a treaty, if they managed to pull it off, could lead to disaster, not peace. The ensuing recognition as a "normal country" could then allow sanctions relief, and later global aid and investment.

Every issue will be on the table in meeting with Kim Jong Un, US president says.

Matt Kulesza with two North Korean students.

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Howard X (left) and Dennis Alan, lookalikes of the North Korean leader and United States president, during a promotional event in Singapore today.

Still, it's a serious contrast to the days previous year when choice insults - Trump's "little rocket man" and Kim's "dotard" - were flying between Washington and Pyongyang during the North's nuclear and missile tests.

Brisbane retiree Raymond Ferguson is secretary for the Australia Democratic Republic of North Korea Friendship Association.

First the nuts and bolts: How do you protect what many North Koreans consider their single most precious resource, the third member of the Kim family to rule and a direct descendant of North Korea's worshipped founder Kim Il Sung? He says it is his "maximum pressure" approach that enabled a breakthrough that his successors could not.

"If it's a negative and there's more sabre rattling on both sides, the markets would probably take it badly", he said.

The situation surrounding North Korea and its nuclear program was one of the key agenda items during the talks in La Malbaie, Quebec, on the first day of the annual gathering.

But it's not completely barren territory for students of North Korean media.

"I will be on a mission of peace and will carry in my heart the hearts of millions of people, all over the world". "That's why I feel positive because it makes so much sense". I think it would be good for the United States. That was followed by a surprise and rapid diplomatic thaw that survived Trump's abrupt cancellation of the summit late last month.

The 65-year-old wants reunification to be his legacy and was elected in part on the promise of taking South Korea in that direction. "Thus, like his predecessors, Trump will be played by Pyongyang, as Kim demurs, defies, and blatantly violates the terms of the agreement and continues to march down his nuclear path".


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