When Trump Met Kim

Donald Trump Kim Jong Un

Donald Trump Kim Jong Un

The leaders met Tuesday for a historic summit that Trump had touted in recent weeks as a chance for the pair to get to know one another.

And for his part, Kim, speaking via a translator, said he believed he and Trump had overcome past obstacles, The Hill reported. "We're going to be tremendously successful, and it's my honor, and we will have a terrific relationship", he added.

Trump also said that he and Kim will now participate in a joint signing - but did not give any indication as to what exactly the document contained.

'We had a really fantastic meeting.

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un are chatting over a lunch of beef short ribs, sweet and sour crispy pork, and braised codfish.

The imagery for the high-stakes meeting was undoubtedly positive and Kim Yong-hyun, professor at Dongguk University in Seoul said: "The atmosphere of the summit looks very good".

"We're very proud of what took place today", Trump said.

The North Korea leader added that the "world would see a major change".

Should they succeed in making a diplomatic breakthrough, it could bring lasting change to the security landscape of Northeast Asia, like the visit of former U.S. President Richard Nixon to China in 1972 led to the transformation of China. -North Korean relations and sees North Korea pledge to "work towards complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula".

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