Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Chairman of the State Affairs Commission Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore on June 10 for his summit meeting with United States President Donald Trump on June 12. He was welcomed by Singapore Foreign Affairs Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.
According to The Straits Times report, the North Korean leader arrived in Singapore on an Air China Boeing 747 aircraft. “Soon after theAir China Boeing 747 touched down at around 2.35pm, a motorcade, with as many as 30 vehicles including local police escort motorcycles, left the Changi Airport’s VIP complex,” The Straits Times reports.
According to Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will meet Kim Jong Un today. Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will meet US President Trump on June 11.
“Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will have separate meetings with Chairman of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un and President of the United States (US) Donald J. Trump on 10 June and 11 June 2018 respectively when they visit Singapore for the US-DPRK Summit,” Singapore MFA said.
Trump is coming to Singapore from G7 Summit in Canada.
“I am on my way to Singapore where we have a chance to achieve a truly wonderful result for North Korea and the World. It will certainly be an exciting day and I know that Kim Jong-un will work very hard to do something that has rarely been done before,” Trump said in Twitter on June 10 around 5am, Philippine time.
Singpaore designated vicinity of St. Regis Hotel (9 to 14; Tanglin Road, Tomlinson Road, Orchard Boulevard and Cuscaden Road) and Shangri-la Hotel (10 to 14; Anderson Road and Orange Grove Road), and roads leading to Sentosa (12 to 13; Keppel Road, Telok Blangah Road and Sentosa Gateway) as Special Events Areas for the North Korea-US summit.
Source: https://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/3-singapore-bound-aircraft-one-believed-to-be-carrying-kim-jong-un-departed-pyongyang-on; https://twitter.com/VivianBala/status/1005710197661360128; https://www1.mfa.gov.sg/Newsroom/Press-Statements-Transcripts-and-Photos/2018/06/20180610-PM-Lee-DPRK-US; https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1005554687678922752