Cargo plane with Kim's food items flying in today

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (pictured), who will be meeting US President Donald Trump on June 12, will likely arrive at Changi Airport on June 10.
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (pictured), who will be meeting US President Donald Trump on June 12, will likely arrive at Changi Airport on June 10.PHOTO: REUTERS

Refrigerator trucks - designed to carry perishables - will be waiting at Changi Airport today to receive a cargo flight from North Korea.

The Ilyushin Il-76, it is believed, will be carrying food items, among other supplies, for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The Sunday Times understands that the trucks will be provided by Changi's biggest ground handler, Sats. From the airport, the vehicles are expected to make their way to The St Regis Singapore at Tanglin Road. The hotel is where Mr Kim, Chairman of the State Affairs Commission, and the rest of the North Korean delegation are expected to be housed during their stay in Singapore.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 10, 2018, with the headline 'Cargo plane with Kim's food items flying in today'. Subscribe