- Trump and Kim Jong Un shared a historic handshake on Tuesday.
- A sitting US president had never met a North Korean leader.
- The pair signed a “comprehensive” joint statement.
US President Donald Trump predicted that he and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would have “a terrific relationship” as they met face to face for the first time on Tuesday.
Trump said after meeting Kim that he was feeling “really great.”
“We’re going to have a great discussion and a terrific relationship,” Trump said.
Kim said through an interpreter that it “was not easy to get here” and that there “were obstacles but we overcame all of it and we are here today.”
The two leaders were said to meet on their own for the better part of an hour, with only a pair of interpreters in the room.
The decision raised concerns about the risk of holding such a monumental meeting with barely anyone to bear witness.
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