The Singapore Summit: A Photo Essay

By Shannon Henderson Published on June 12, 2018

History was made Tuesday morning in Singapore, as President Donald Trump met with North Korean’s leader Kim Jong Un. How it ends only time and determination will tell. But what a memorable few hours for the ages.

Here is the Summit as told through some of the day’s most powerful images.

 

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump during their historic U.S.-DPRK summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island on June 12, 2018 in Singapore.

They meet. North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, left, shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump during their historic U.S.-DPRK summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island on June 12, 2018, in Singapore.

 

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) with U.S. President Donald Trump (R) during their historic U.S.-DPRK summit in Singapore.

Walking close. One body language expert said that without knowing who the two were, one would detect a father-son dynamic. Trump critics might agree. After all Kim’s father was a brutal, savage tyrant.

 

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (L) walks with US President Donald Trump (R) at the start of their historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore.

Heading off to their private meeting with their interpreters. Clearly, the interpreters know English. We hope they knew “New York”-speak.

 

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) shakes hands with U.S. President Donald Trump across the table in a meeting during their historic U.S.-DPRK summit in Singapore.

A handshake across the table. After their private meeting, the summit broadened to include top advisers.

 

North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un (R) walks with US President Donald Trump (L) during a break in talks at their historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore.

A friendly stroll during a break from the talks. Oh, to be a fly in the garden.

 

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) sits down with U.S. President Donald Trump (R) to sign an agreement during their historic U.S.-DPRK summit in Singapore.

Set to sign an agreement. The four-point agreement includes a North Korean commitment to full denuclearization.

 

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) and U.S. President Donald Trump (R) signing an agreement during their historic U.S.-DPRK summit in Singapore.

Signing the agreement, as Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Kim Jong Un’s sister and closest adviser Kim Yo-jong look on. Just a bit earlier, Yo-jong swapped out the pen that had been provided for her brother to use.

 

US President Donald Trump holds up a document signed by him and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un following a signing ceremony during their historic US-North Korea summit in Singapore.

President Trump holds up a document signed by him and Kim Jong Un.

 

US President Donald Trump (R) and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un shake hands following the signing ceremony.

Another handshake for the cameras after the signing ceremony.

 

Close up of US President Donald Trump holding up a document signed by him and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un following the signing ceremony.

A close up of President Trump holding up the signed document. Dig the signatures! Dig the history!

 

U.S. President Donald Trump answers a final question while departing a press conference following his historic meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Trump described his meeting with Kim as 'better than anyone could have expected.'

Donald Trump departs his post-summit press conference. Care to caption the picture? Do so in the comment section below.

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