WATCH: Live Coverage as Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un Meet for the First Time (VIDEO)

North Korea summit

On Tuesday morning in Singapore (Monday evening in America), U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea Leader Kim Jong Un met for the first time, shaking hands and posing for cameras before going behind closed doors for a one-on-one meeting. 

The two later made a joint appearance in which they signed a “Declaration of Friendship,” in which North Korean leader Kim Jong Un promised to completely denuclearize his country.

At a press conference held shortly thereafter, President Trump answered questions from the media.

This reporting and video, from earlier in the day, covers the initial meeting of the two leaders.

The Associated Press reports.

President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un kicked off a momentous summit Tuesday, with Trump declaring the two would have a “great discussion” and Kim saying they had overcome “obstacles” to get to this point.

Before a row of alternating U.S. and North Korean flags, the leaders shook hands warmly at a Singapore island resort, creating an indelible image of two unorthodox leaders as they opened a conversation that could determine historic peace or raise the specter of a growing nuclear threat.

Trump and Kim planned to meet one on one for most of an hour— joined only by interpreters. Then aides to each were to join for more discussions and a working lunch. But even before they met, Trump announced plans to leave early, raising questions about whether his aspirations for an ambitious outcome had been scaled back.

The first meeting of a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader was the product of dizzying weeks of negotiations over logistics and policy.

Up early in Singapore, Trump tweeted with cautious optimism: “Meetings between staffs and representatives are going well and quickly … but in the end, that doesn’t matter. We will all know soon whether or not a real deal, unlike those of the past, can happen!”

Live video feeds are included below. Once the live feed ends, the coverage can be watched again.

Here are live clips from Fox News.

President Donald J. Trump meets with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.WATCH Fox News Channel's LIVE continuing coverage all night.

Posted by Fox News on Monday, June 11, 2018

Trump and Kim Jong Un hold historic talks

President Donald J. Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un meet for the first time in a historic summit held in Singapore.WATCH Fox News Channel's LIVE continuing coverage all night.

Posted by Fox News on Monday, June 11, 2018

Here is live coverage from The Guardian.

Here is live coverage from Time Magazine.

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