Trump, Kim chat over lunch of beef short ribs

Trump, Kim chat over lunch of beef short ribs

"President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un conducted a comprehensive, in-depth, and honest exchange of opinions on the issues related to the establishment of new U.S. -DPRK relations and the building of a lasting and robust peace regime on the Korean Peninsula".

With everything that went down during Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un's historic summit in Singapore on Tuesday, including news that North Korea could possibly begin dismantling its nuclear arsenal "very quickly", one thing-quite rightfully-got lost in the mix.

Mr Trump gave the North Koreans their own copy.

And speaking several hours into their meeting, Trump said it had been: "A really fantastic meeting".

Trump said that Kim and his aides "loved" watching it, and hoped they would make it a reality.

The video featured multiple quick cuts of Mr. Trump and Kim interspersed with a montage of stock image shots: the Egyptian pyramids and Machu Picchu. A buoyant Trump then addresses the photographers, saying: "Getting a good picture everybody - so we all look nice, handsome and thin and ideal".

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However, such a move would also require the authorisation of South Korea, as well as North Korean ally China.

A slight smile crosses Kim's face as Trump places a hand on the North Korean Leader's arm. Kim has been accused of horrific rights abuses against his people. I think we're going to have a great discussion. The auto travels everywhere with the USA president and flies in the belly of his plane when he's overseas. Trump left that summit early and, as he flew to Singapore, tweeted that he was yanking the US out of the group's traditional closing statement.

After shaking hands again with Kim in front of the cameras, Trump gave a thumbs-up before starting the first meeting between an incumbent US president and a DPRK leader.

The video made a dramatic pitch for the benefits of peace between the two Cold war-era rivals laying out the opportunities that could come with an agreement to eliminate North Korea's nuclear arsenal - a story about "two men, two leaders, one destiny".

At one point, it features a montage with babies and vehicle factories, suggesting what a more prosperous future for North Korea could look like if it agreed to give up its nuclear arsenal.

Experts believe the North is close to being able to target the entire USA mainland with its nuclear-armed missiles, and while there's deep skepticism that Kim will quickly give up those hard-won nukes, there's also some hope that diplomacy can replace the animosity between the US and the North. It showcases AP's overall coverage of the event.

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