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The two leaders pose for photographs as press congregate at the 5-star hotel to capture the momentous moment.
Kim and Trump walk along an external passage of the hotel.
North Korea's young leader looks jovial beside his U.S. counterpart, who is roughly twice his age.
South Koreans watch on a screen reporting of the meeting at the Seoul Railway Station. South Korea has shared a fractured history with its northern counterpart since the two countries were separated at the end of World War II in 1945. The division led to the Korean War, which ended in an armistice in 1953.
Trump waves as he and Kim look on from the Capella hotel before continuing their summit.
The U.S. president and North Korean leader shake hands again as they sit down with their respective delegations to begin talks.
The U.S. and North Korean flags are seen side-by-side for what is widely believed to be the first official time as the two country's respective leaders reach out to share a highly symbolic handshake.
Members of the press watch and photographic the historic first handshake between Trump and Kim from inside a temporary media center set up in Singapore for the summit.
Trump and Kim walk through the gardens of the Capella hotel during a break in the summit.
After a morning of negotiations and a working lunch, Trump and Kim sit down in front of the media and sign what the U.S. president described as a "very comprehensive" deal. Behind, to the left, stands Kim's sister Kim Yo Jong, and, to the right, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.
Kim and Trump shake hands after their landmark signing ceremony, concluding their summit in Singapore.