"I think President Trump signed onto this thinking that he was going to ride in on a white horse to Singapore, accept a bunch of nuclear warheads, and problem solved", Kristof says.
Kim Jong Un's Ilyushin IL-62M private jet appears to be en route to Singapore, data at the Flight Radar 24 website showed on Sunday.
The summit has been portrayed as a "get to know you" meeting.
"I have a clear objective but I have to say it's going to be something that will always be spur of the moment", Trump said, of his approach to the meeting and attempts to establish peace with a reclusive, authoritarian and nuclear-armed regime. Trump said. "Well, I think that very quickly I'll know whether or not something good is going to happen".
"I congratulate the leaders of other countries for crazily being able to make these trade deals that were so good for their countries and bad for the United States", Trump said.
Donald Trump says he is prepared to be wowed by Kim Jong-un at their "one-shot" talks on Tuesday, but added that he will sense straight away if the meeting is futile and "won't waste Kim's time".
"I feel that Kim Jong Un wants to do something great for his people", Trump said at a press conference on Saturday in Charlevoix, Canada, where he attended a summit of leaders from the Group of Seven nations. "I think it would be well received and I think [Kim] would look at it very favorably".
"We really think North Korea will be a tremendous place in a very short period of time and we appreciate everything that's going on". "This is a leader who really is an unknown personality".
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Servicepersons of the Ministry of People's Security met on August 10, 2017 to express full support for the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) government statement.
"We have to get denuclearization, we have to get something going". Accompanying him on the trip is Mike Pompeo, the Secretary of State who has already been to North Korea twice this year in trips shrouded in secrecy.
While 2018 started off positively the summit was placed in doubt following fiery exchanges between Mr Trump and North Korea.
She said she hoped the high-level discussions between Mr Kim and other world leaders will lead to greater engagement and encourage more institutions to form connections with North Koreans.
The young leader has been swept to centre stage by two new props: his unprecedented nuclear capability and an unconventional USA president.
Trump administration officials need to consider carefully exactly what the president could offer Kim in Singapore.
Trump delivered off-script comments as he was leaving a G-7 summit in Canada, a meeting at which he was at odds with USA allies on issues such as trade.
Last year it carried out by far its most powerful nuclear test to date and launched missiles capable of reaching the U.S. mainland, sending tensions soaring to a level unseen in years as a newly-elected Trump traded threats of war and colorful personal insults with Kim, with Trump dubbed a "dotard" and Kim "Little Rocket Man".
During a press conference this week, Trump also suggested that he could invite Kim to the USA if the June 12 summit goes well.