Trump-Kim summit: Singapore's improbable role in the North Korean imagination

Above: US President Donald Trump's convoy travelling out of Sentosa after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as photographed from Propeller Rooftop Bar at Bay Hotel Singapore yesterday. ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
Mr Kim taking a wefie with Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan and Education Minister Ong Ye Kung on the Jubilee Bridge on Monday night, when the two Singapore ministers took Mr Kim on a walk around the Marina Bay area.PHOTO: VIVIAN BALAKRISHNAN/FACEBOOK

At 1.41pm on June 12, history was made as American President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed an agreement described by the former as "a pretty comprehensive document" and that the latter promised would lead the world to "see a major change".

Mr Trump said there was a lot of goodwill in his meeting with Mr Kim and that the agreement will "take care of a very big and very dangerous problem" in the world.

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