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What the document signed by Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un says

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Former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman and Chris Volo right arrive at Singapore's Changi Airport on Tuesday

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed a "comprehensive" document aimed at ending decades-old hostilities between the two countries. Singapore is a short flight from North Korea for Kim Jong Un, and until recently, North Koreans could travel there visa-free for such luxuries as shopping, and sophisticated medical care.

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

Weeks later, more insults followed.

As U.S. President Trump preps for a historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Twitter doesn't want you to forget to tweet about it under the right hashtag. North Korea's supreme leader seeks a formal end to that war, which has frozen the Korean peninsula in a state of conflict throughout the modern era and has kept almost 29,000 U.S. troops indefinitely stationed in the south, as well as an injection of foreign direct investment.

"We will make sure that every dollar is spent appropriately", he said.

Trump's retort included mention of his own "nuclear button" - one that doesn't actually exist.

In a video footage, Trump was seen leaving the Paya Lebar Air Base tarmac in the Presidential Beast, a vehicle that is flown around the globe for a US President's visits.

As the cameras captured the moment, Trump quipped: "Very nice". "I believe this is a good prelude for peace".

It is the first time a sitting United States president has ever met a North Korean leader.

Speaking of his one-on-one meeting with Mr Kim, President Trump said it was "very, very good" and said they had an "excellent relationship".

Trump appeared optimistic about the talks and said Kim was a "worthy negotiator" and talented man who "loves his country very much".

Officials of the two sides held last-minute talks to lay the groundwork for the summit of the old foes, an event nearly unthinkable just months ago, when they were exchanging insults and threats that raised fears of war. "I truly hope it will be a successful summit that will open a new age for the two Koreas and the United States and bring us complete denuclearisation and peace".

In a separate question, the BBC interviewer noted that Mr Kim is notoriously paranoid about his safety and asked what Singapore had to do to reassure him.

Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump at the start of the first meeting between a sitting USA president and North Korean counterpart, as the pair endeavour to end a decades-long nuclear stand-off. That is, experts suggest Pyongyang may only agree to give up its nukes in exchange for the US terminating its military presence in South Korea and ending its regional nuclear umbrella, a security arrangement in which Washington promises in-kind retaliation on behalf of close allies if they are attacked with nuclear weapons.

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