As reported by Censor.NET citing NBC News, the leaders shook hands on camera and said a few words to the press.
Journalists estimated that the historical handshake lasted 12 seconds. It was initiated by the U.S. president. He was the first one who extended his hand and then invited Kim Jong Un to make a joint photo.
BREAKING: President Trump and Kim Jong Un meet and shake hands to open a historic summit between the leaders in Singapore. pic.twitter.com/RYPEo7FPtg— NBC News (@NBCNews) 12 июня 2018 г.
The meeting behind closed doors where only enterpreters were present besides the leaders lasted 35 minutes.
"It's going great. We had a really fantastic meeting ... better than anybody could have expected. Top of the line. Really good. We're going right now for a signing."— MSNBC (@MSNBC) 12 июня 2018 г.
- President Trump says after emerging from working lunch with Kim Jong Un pic.twitter.com/HuiHGKYvFj
President Trump to Kim: "It's a great honor to be with you, and I know we'll have tremendous success together. We'll solve the big problem, the big dilemma, that until this point has been unable to be solved." https://t.co/iwAPHi65ak pic.twitter.com/xP2VmBeQx0— NBC News (@NBCNews) 12 июня 2018 г.