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Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un Meet Face to Face

The highly anticipated summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un began in Singapore Tuesday morning, with the two men shaking hands and meeting face to face for the first time. They were photographed together at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island. The meeting marks the first time a sitting U.S. president has met with a leader of North Korea. Here, photos of the historic encounter and the days leading up to it.

STRIDING FORWARD SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images STRIDING FORWARD BODY LANGUAGE SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images BODY LANGUAGE BEFORE THEIR FLAGS SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images BEFORE THEIR FLAGS THE SHAKE SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images THE SHAKE SOUTH KOREANS TUNE IN Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images SOUTH KOREANS TUNE IN LEANING IN SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images LEANING IN KIM'S ARRIVAL Handout/Getty Images KIM'S ARRIVAL The North Korean leader arriving at Changi Airport in Singapore on June 10, 2018 TRUMP DESCENDS China News Service/VCG via Getty Images TRUMP DESCENDS The President touches down in Singapore on June 10, 2018. LIGHTS, SIRENS Chris McGrath/Getty Images LIGHTS, SIRENS Police clear the road ahead of Kim Jong-un's motorcade. The North Korean leader was traveling from the St. Regis Hotel, where he is staying while in Singapore, to meet with the country's prime minister on June 10, 2018. WITNESSING HISTORY ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images WITNESSING HISTORY Bystanders take pictures of the motorcade transporting President Trump as it drives toward the Istana, the official residence of the Singaporean prime minister on June 11, 2018, ahead of the official summit.



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