Here’s what’s in the declaration signed by Trump, Kim Jong Un

The mystery behind the documents signed by US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as reporters looked on earlier this afternoon is over. "There were obstacles but we overcame them to be here".

In 2014, a United Nations report concluded that North Korea's crimes against humanity "entail extermination, murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortions and other sexual violence, persecution on political, religious, racial and gender grounds, the forcible transfer of populations, the enforced disappearance of persons and the inhumane act of knowingly causing prolonged starvation".

Singapore's foreign minister Vivian Balakrishnan tweeted a selfie with Kim on the surprise walkabout late Monday. The talks were seen as a key first step to a formal end of the Korean War, which remains unfinished after a 1953 armistice.

"Thank you for also asking to hold the summit in Singapore", added Mr Lee. The former National Basketball Association player visited Pyongyang five times since the North Korean leader took charge.

"T$3 he whole territory of the within range of our nuclear strike", Kim said in his speech.

With Trump, however, Rodman said, things changed because he understood that people of North Korea have a heart and a soul.

Details were not shared about how the discussions have progressed so far and Trump and Kim have yet to meet face-to-face. He flew in from Canada, where he had cut short his attendance at the Group of Seven (G-7) summit.

Kim was heard telling Trump through an interpreter: "I think the entire world is watching this moment".

Mr Trump was quickly criticised on Twitter for his comments praising the North Korean leader.

Trump and Kim capped off a historic summit Tuesday in Singapore by signing a joint statement committing the United States to unspecified "security guarantees" for Pyongyang in exchange for a denuclearized Korean peninsula.

Mr. Trump said that following the signing of the document, Kim had told him that North Korea would destroy a missile engine testing site as an additional confidence building measure.

Kim also sounded positive about the prospects.

Singapore is reportedly footing the bill for the summit-which will run close to $20 million-and will pay for North Korea's travel expenses.

The Republic is no stranger to hosting historic summits.

"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 global endeavor, which is in our profound interests", he added.

The two leaders walked toward each other and shook hands in front of a row of alternating American and North Korean flags after entering the Capella Hotel on Singapore's Sentosa Island. "He won't have that opportunity again".

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