Kim commits to 'complete denuclearisation' after Trump summit

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"Featuring President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un, in a meeting to remake history, to shine in the sun, one moment, one choice, what if?"

"The mere fact of the meeting between the leaders of the United States and North Korea is positive [.] We are following the comments that both sides are making but we have not seen the document yet".

"We may be able to recoup a little bit of that but I think it is a cost that we're willing to pay and it's our contribution to an worldwide endeavour, which is in our profound interests", said Lee during a press conference held at the summit's global Media Centre.

According to Reuters, before signing what Trump described as a "comprehensive letter", Kim said the two leaders had a historic meeting "and chose to leave the past behind. Will the world embrace this change?" a male narrator can be heard asking the audience.

The optimistic summit was a remarkable change in dynamics from less than a year ago, when Trump was threatening "fire and fury" against Kim, who in turn labelled the President a "mentally deranged United States dotard".

No signing had been planned at the beginning of the day, although a large amount of time had been left free after a working lunch schedule for 11:30 a.m. local time (11:30 p.m. ET).

There have been plenty of talking points from the historic summit between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un.

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Trump and Kim signed a joint statement Tuesday that - while short on details - committed to the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and said the two nations would hold "follow-on negotiations".

"I'm glad to say that as of now, it's all systems go", he said.

In a separate interview with ABC News, he said the North Korean people have a "great fervor" for Kim - something North Koreans often have to show or face punishment.

Dems lack heir apparent this time MORE over the North Korea summit on Tuesday, saying the president gave Kim Jong Un everything he wanted, without getting anything in return. During a speech in which he said, "Rocket Man" Kim "is on a suicide mission", he slammed the regime's practices.

"Everyone told me there is zero chance, one per cent chance (of catching Trump) even being within 20 km radius of the president".

Current and former U.S. defence officials expressed concern at the possibility that the United States would unilaterally halt military exercises without an explicit concession from North Korea that lowers the threat from Pyongyang.

Mr Mohan said that he knew he had a slim chance of meeting Donald Trump.