"The fact that I am having a meeting is a major loss for the US, say the haters & losers", the president tweeted. He says, "We're going to have a great discussion and a terrific relationship". "We will be fine!"
The expanded bilateral meeting will feature US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Chief of Staff John Kelly, and National Security Advisor John Bolton.
He would not say whether that included the possibility of withdrawing USA troops from the Korean Peninsula, but said the context of the discussions was "radically different than ever before". Kim was accompanied by his sister and close aide, Kim Yo-jong, as well as cameramen for North Korea's state TV, suggesting his city tour will be featured on North Korea's state media broadcasts.
The outcome of this meeting is likely to determine the fate of North Korea's nuclear programme.
We can expect to see live footage and photographs of them shaking hands for the first time.
Tomorrow, June 12, at 9am Singapore time (2am BST, 9pm American Eastern Time June 11) Mr Trump and Mr Kim will meet at the Capella Hotel on Singapore's Sentosa Island.More news: Meghan Markle has been submitted for Emmy consideration for 'Suits'
Wit (@Joel_Wit38), a senior fellow at the Stimson Center and founder of 38 North, joins Here & Now's Robin Young to weigh in on how Trump should approach the negotiations and what North Korea might want out of them. So, number one he's if not scared he's concerned, but number two he's also very confident.
On the DPRK side, Kim Yong Chol and Ri Su Yong, two vice chairmen of the Workers' Party of Korea (WPK) Central Committee, and Foreign Minister Ri Yong Ho were present.
President Donald Trump blowing out a candle on his birthday cake.
"The circus-like atmosphere might be amusing if the stakes weren't so high", wrote United States campaigning group Human Rights Watch.
Saying the controversial talks between him and Kim and between Trump and Kim were the right thing to do, Rodman said: "We need the doors to be open and start fresh and make this world a better place, baby, that's it". I think that's success.