NKorean leader Kim arrives in Singapore for historic summit with Trump

Members of the media stand behind potted plants as they wait outside St Regis Hotel in Singapore

Non-proliferation expert Daryl Kimball, director of the Arms Control Association, said that to make the summit a success, Trump and Kim would need to agree on a framework for expert-level negotiations "to hammer out the details and time frame for specific action-for-action steps". He also has sought to lower expectations for the meeting, saying it may be the start of a longer process.

According to the reports, Singapore is only the third country North Korean leader Kim has visited since he became the nation's leader in 2011.

Kim's popularity in South Korea also increased significantly after the inter-Korean summit in April, where he was seen by many as nonthreatening and open to compromise.

By North Korean standards, Monday's announcement actually came a bit earlier than usual.

On Monday, North Korean state media said Kim and Trump would discuss a "permanent and durable peace-keeping mechanism" on the Korean peninsula, denuclearisation of the peninsula and other issues of mutual concern.

"Welcomed Chairman Kim Jong Un, who has just arrived in Singapore", Vivian Balakrishnan said on Twitter on Sunday, with a picture of him shaking hands with the North Korean leader who was wearing glasses and a dark Maoist suit. "We look forward to seeing you, and we look forward to the summit, and hopefully, some wonderful things will work out" So it was really very warm, very nice.

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Tensions flared between Trump and US allies over his protectionist economic policies and decisions to exit the Iran nuclear deal and Paris climate accord.

But the president insisted the U.S. was leaving no stone unturned in its preparations, while warning that patience was needed.

Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey says: "To the extent that Kim Jong Un has already gone from global pariah to being normalized internationally, you have to say that he's had some success here".

Both countries want North Korea's nuclear capabilities addressed.

Just meeting with Mr Trump will also give Mr Kim recognition as the leader of a "normal" country and as an equal of the U.S. leader. But they hope the USA won't ignore North Korea's advanced chemical and biological weapons program, as well as more conventional artillery which remains a threat to the region.

The United States and North Korea have been in a technical state of war for decades after the eruption of the 1950-1953 Korean War, which pitted USA -led U.N. troops backing Seoul against Pyongyang's forces that were aided by China.

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Security has been tightened today around a location declared as a "special event area" related to the upcoming summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump and Kim arrived in Singapore hours apart Sunday.

Denuclearization of North Korea is the headline topic at Tuesday's summit between Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, but for North Korean officials travelling to Singapore, their top priority is much narrower: protecting their leader.

"The fact that we have been chosen as the site of the meeting... says something about Singapore's relations with the parties - with America, with North Korea - (and) also our standing in the worldwide community", said Lee.

The jet carrying Kim landed at the airport Sunday afternoon amid huge security precautions on this city-state island.

"From our point of view it's important that the meeting take place, and that the meeting sets developments on a new trajectory - one that will be conducive to the security and stability of the region".

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