Updated Jun 10, 2018 - World

Countdown to the summit: Kim and Trump land in Singapore

Photos: Getty Images

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and President Trump have both arrived in Singapore ahead of their Tuesday summit. Kim and his delegation landed on Sunday afternoon while Trump touched down at 8:21 p.m. local time after an eventful exit from the G7 in Canada last night.

The big picture: Highlighting his isolation on the international scene, this is Kim's first known international trip as North Korea's leader outside China — where he only visited for the first time in March.

A huge collection of media waits for Kim and his delegation outside the St. Regis in Singapore. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images
Singapore security services lock down streets in anticipation of Kim's arrival. Photo: Chris McGrath/Getty Images
Kim's limousine drives down the streets of Singapore. Photo: Adek Berry/AFP/Getty Images
Kim is welcomed by Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at his official residence. Photo: Roslan Rahman/AFP/Getty Images
Trump waves as he is met by Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan after deplaning from Air Force One. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

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