North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore on Sunday before Tuesday's highly anticipated meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Here are the latest updates:
Update 6:46 a.m. EDT June 10: Kim Jong Un is meeting with Singapore Prime Minster Lee Hsien Loong after landing in the city-state before Tuesday’s summit, The Associated Press reported Sunday.
Original report: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has landed in Singapore for Tuesday's highly anticipated meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.
According to The Associated Press, Kim was believed to be on a jet that arrived at Changi airport Sunday afternoon. Video from the scene "showed a large convoy of vehicles, including several black Mercedes Benzes, with a heavy police guard leaving the airport," the Washington Post reported.
Just after 3 a.m. EDT Sunday, Vivian Balakrishnan, Singapore's minister for foreign affairs, shared a photo confirming Kim's arrival.
"Welcomed Chairman Kim Jong Un, who has just arrived in Singapore," Balakrishnan wrote.
Although the summit's original goal was the denuclearization of North Korea, "the talks have been portrayed by Trump in recent days more as a get-to-know meeting," the AP reported.
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