WATCH: Videos of Trump & Kim Jong Un

President Trump is declaring the historic Singapore summit a success after meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un early Tuesday. According to CBS News, Trump and Kim were able to come to an understanding that “Pyongyang would work toward denuclearization and the United States would end joint military exercises with South Korea.” Trump and Kim both signed a document agreeing to a handful of key provisions, CBS reports.

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) June 12, 2018

.@POTUS Donald J. Trump meets North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore. #SingaporeSummit

— Department of State (@StateDept) June 12, 2018

However, CBS reports that the United States and North Korea did not reach any specific agreement on how North Korea will achieve denuclearization. In a rare news conference after the summit, Trump stated that the U.S. will be “verifying,” that North Korea follows through. Check out video of the news conference below.

“Mr. Trump said the U.S. will be continuing sanctions until denuclearization occurs — but suggested sanctions might be lifted earlier than many experts thought possible,” CBS reports.

Trump claimed that the summit went “better than anybody would have expected,” that Kim had a great personality, and that he looked forward to inviting Kim to the White House.

“The old prejudices and practices worked as obstacles on our way forward, but we overcame all of it and we are here today,” Kim said after the summit.

Trump declares #TrumpKimSummit a historic success that will lead to the denuclearization of North Korea, even as critics point out that a statement signed with Chairman Kim Jong Un lacked specifics. “We will have a terrific relationship” #TrumpKimMeeting

— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) June 12, 2018

CNN posted a video of President Trump’s claims that the summit couldn’t have happened without Otto Warmier’s death.

Trump says the #TrumpKimSummit wouldn’t have happened without Otto Warmbier’s death

— CNN International (@cnni) June 12, 2018

President Trump was scheduled to head back to the United States Tuesday afternoon.

JUST IN: President Trump boards Air Force One in Singapore as he heads back to the United States following historic summit. #TrumpKimSummit

— ABC News (@ABC) June 12, 2018

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Source:: Heavy


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