President of the United States of America Donald Trump arrived in Singapore to meet with the leader of the DPRK Kim Jong-un. This is reported on Twitter by the Associated Press.
Kim Jong-un landed a few hours earlier, his motorcade arrived at the Hotel Saint Regis.
The meeting of the American president and leader of the DPRK is scheduled for June 12 at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa Island in Singapore. The main attention will be devoted to the issue of denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.
In connection with the historic summit in Singapore, security measures were strengthened.
“The takeoff by an Air China airplane was detected at the airport in Pyongyang at 8:30 a.m., according to Flightradar24. The website said earlier the same plane had landed in the North's capital at 7:20 a.m., after leaving Beijing Capital International Airport at 4:18 a.m.,” the message says.
Boeing-747, which flew to North Korea, is a private jet of the Chinese Government to carry its high-level officials.
“The website did not specify the destination of the plane. Many government chartered planes are known to keep their routes discreet due to security issues,” the news agency reports.