First to arrive in Singapore was an IL-76 transport plane carrying food and other essentials for Kim as well as his bullet-proof limousine and a portable toilet that will deny determined sewer divers insights into to the supreme leader's stools.
Pyongyang has taken some steps to show sincerity, returning United States detainees and blowing up its nuclear test site.
Trump and Kim arrived in Singapore hours apart Sunday.
The two leaders are scheduled to meet for the first time on Tuesday at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island, where the process regarding denuclearisation of North Korea may kick-start in exchange for economic aid.
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Sen. Robert Menendez (N.J.), the ranking Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said he's not ready to back a congressional Authorization for Use of Military Force until he is confident "the path to peace really isn't obtainable" without military action.
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"But I've said it many times, who knows?"
"The minimum would be a relationship - you'd start at least a dialogue", Mr Trump added, when asked about outcomes. Would conventional politics have even taken us this far?
Trump has said he wants to strike a deal to get the North to give up its nuclear weapons. "They both get what they want".
"They're no longer looking so much to the Mediterranean", he said.
The KCNA news agency heralded the summit as part of a "changed era".
Occasional provocations by the North have continued while Pyongyang has made increasing advances in its nuclear arsenal, which it says it needs to defend against the risk of a USA invasion.
On Sunday, Kim Jong-un arrived in Singapore where he is expected to hold a meeting with US President Donald Trump on June 12.
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Last year it carried out by far its most powerful nuclear test to date and launched missiles capable of reaching the USA mainland, sending tensions soaring to a level unseen in years as a newly-elected Trump traded threats of war and colourful personal insults with Kim, with Trump dubbed a "dotard" and Kim "Little Rocket Man".
Kim brought a significant security presence to Singapore, including three airplanes and a convoy of armored vehicles.
Later, Kim met with Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at Lee's office in the sprawling palace known as the Istana.
Sources told CNN that U.S. officials have established a contingency plan for a potential second day of discussions between Trump and Kim depending on the direction of their planned meeting on June 12.
The US president vowed to unleash "fire and fury" if Pyongyang kept threatening the US.
Mr. Trump derided Kim as "Little Rocket Man" a year ago. This isn't like the United States and Iran.
The host nation of Tuesday's U.S.
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