Trump-Kim summit: Two leaders become star attractions on resort island

US President Donald Trump (left) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stroll through the courtyard of Capella Singapore, on June 12, 2018.
US President Donald Trump (left) and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un stroll through the courtyard of Capella Singapore, on June 12, 2018.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands during their first one-on-one meeting at Capella Singapore, on June 12, 2018.
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un shaking hands during their first one-on-one meeting at Capella Singapore, on June 12, 2018. ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
Members of the public turned up to see the motorcades of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un making their way to Sentosa, on June 12, 2018.
Members of the public turned up to see the motorcades of US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un making their way to Sentosa, on June 12, 2018. ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG
Police officers preparing for the historic summit on the resort island of Sentosa.
Police officers preparing for the historic summit on the resort island of Sentosa.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG
A view of Sentosa Gateway seen from Propeller Rooftop Bar at Bay Hotel Singapore on June 12 at 7.30am.
A view of Sentosa Gateway seen from Propeller Rooftop Bar at Bay Hotel Singapore on June 12 at 7.30am.ST PHOTO: MARK CHEONG
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un exchanging a historic handshake on June 12, 2018.
US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un exchanging a historic handshake on June 12, 2018.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (centre) and US President Donald Trump (right) walking to their one-on-one meeting at Capella Hotel.
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (centre) and US President Donald Trump (right) walking to their one-on-one meeting at Capella Hotel.ST PHOTO: KEVIN LIM

SINGAPORE - When United States President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met for their tete-a-tete on Tuesday morning (June 12), there were two more men in the room: Mr Lee Kuan Yew and Professor S. Jayakumar. 

Or rather, their books. 

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