The White House rejected the notion that Trump was looking back at the G7 rather than forward towards peace.
Curious onlookers wait for the departure of Donald Trump's motorcade from Singapore's presidential palace.
However, the USA is not expecting to get a final deal in Singapore.
Just meeting with Trump will also give Kim recognition as the leader of a "normal" country and as an equal of the USA leader.
Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un arrived in Singapore on Sunday ahead of their Tuesday meeting.
Singapore will spend about 20 million dollars to host the historic summit between Trump and Kim, Prime Minister Loong revealed.
DPRK is the acronym for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, the North's formal name.
Security was also tight outside the Shangri La Hotel, where Trump is expected to stay.
While the main attraction of the summit will inevitably be the historic meeting between Trump and Kim, that wasn't the first world leader he met with on this trip.
"It's never been done before", Trump said of a U.S. "They both get what they want". However, others reported that the Air China Boeing 747 took off before the leader's jet did by an hour or two as a security measure to avoid making his mode of transportation known.
In return, Kim, said to be in his mid-thirties, called Trump "mentally deranged" and a "dotard".
So each leader, Trump and Trudeau included, left the summit and went off to tell their publics how hard they had fought for the national interest.
The two are due to meet on Tuesday on the resort island of Sentosa for their high-stakes summit, the first-ever talks between the United States and North Korean leader and the culmination of a head-spinning diplomatic dance.
The two countries have been at loggerheads for decades. North Korea is seeking a security guarantee - possibly including a peace treaty formally ending the Korean War - and the removal of the U.S.'s nuclear umbrella protecting allies South Korea and Japan.
Sporadic provocations by the North have continued while Pyongyang has made increasing advances in its nuclear arsenal, which it says it needs to defend against the risk of a US invasion.
A confrontation between North Korea and the USA has been brewing for decades.
But the South's Winter Olympics in February catalyzed a flurry of diplomatic moves as Seoul's dovish leader, President Moon Jae-in, sought to bring the two sides together.
Mr Lee also wished Mr Kim success for the summit, and expressed the hope that it would improve prospects for peace and stability on the Korean peninsula and in the wider region.
Many estimate that China, with its 1.4 billion citizens, will surpass the U.S. in global dominance within Kim's lifetime.
Pyongyang has taken some steps to show sincerity, returning US detainees and blowing up its nuclear test site.
Pompeo said the United States is prepared to take actions to provide North Korea with "sufficient certainty" that denuclearization "is not something that ends badly for them".
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