Kim, Trump top aides in Singapore

By Park Ji-won

A handout photo made available by the Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as he arrives at Changi Airport in Singapore, Sunday. / Yonhap

(Korea Times Online) – North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump visited Singapore along with their top aides.

Kim was accompanied by a large delegation, including Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho and his sister Kim Yo-jong, while Trump brought Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and National Security Adviser John Bolton to Singapore.

According to reports and photos released by the Singaporean government, Kim shows his presence at the Singapore airport descending from a plane loaned from China along with his loyal aides: Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, former spy chief Kim Yong-chol and International Affairs Vice Chairman Ri Su-yong. Kim Ju-song, the North Korean translator who participated in Kim Yong-chol’s Washington meeting with Trump, was also seen in other pictures.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.