"It's interesting because we believe Kim speaks English - he was educated in Switzerland and speaks German, but Trump seems to be the only one talking during their bit of chit chat", Professor Hajek told Yahoo7. They then resumed their walk.
Trump, tweeting hours before the historic face-to-face, said: "Meetings between staffs and representatives are going well and quickly".
"It was not easy to get here", Kim said, according to a translator.
After a handshake, they were soon smiling and holding each other by the arm, before Trump guided Kim to the library where they held a meeting with only their interpreters.
The historic summit between President Trump and Kim Jong Un could be just the beginning of a series of talks of the denuclearization of the hermit kingdom, one of the nation's top Korea-watchers predicts.
The meeting, long sought by Pyongyang, will be the first ever between a serving U.S. president and a North Korean leader, and will focus on the nuclear bombs and ballistic missiles the North has spent decades developing.
On the DPRK side, Kim Yong Chol and Ri Su Yong, two vice chairmen of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) Central Committee, and Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho were present.
The arrival of the Air China Airbus 330 flight at Changi airport raised speculation that a delegation of North Korean officials had joined an advance team headed by Kim's close aide, Kim Chang-son, who was already in Singapore to prepare for the talks. Trump had said on Saturday he would know within a minute of meeting Kim whether he would reach a deal.
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"The Reality TV-Star Trump just pulled off the photo-op of a lifetime", said Beatrice Fihn, executive director of Nobel Peace Prize 2017 victor International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. 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. Kudlow's wife, Judy, told the Washington Post that "he's doing fine". Kim called the sit-down a "good prelude for peace" and Trump pledged that "working together we will get it taken care of".
Earlier, before a row of alternating U.S. and North Korean flags, the leaders shared a warm 13-second handshake at a Singapore island resort, creating an indelible image of two unorthodox leaders as they opened a conversation that could determine historic peace or raise the specter of a growing nuclear threat. "And when I went home I couldn't even go home". I had to hide out for 30 days. I just kept going back. "I know a lot about airplanes, it's very expensive", he said. "I know a lot about airplanes, and it's very expensive", he said.