Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore ahead of Trump summit

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Singapore early Sunday ahead of an unprecedented summit with President Donald Trump.

"Welcomed Chairman Kim Jong Un, who has just arrived in Singapore," the country's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan said in a tweet, posting a picture of him shaking hands with Kim as he disembarked an airplane.

This is the furthest Kim has traveled since he became leader in 2011, meaning North Korean officials have little to no experience of preparing for diplomatic trips to other nations where they may be vulnerable to hacking, surveillance or even attack.

Despite Singapore's strict laws and ubiquitous surveillance, the North Korean delegation are not taking any chances when it comes to security.

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SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE - JUNE 10: In this handout provided by the Ministry of Communications and Information of Singapore, North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (left) welcomed by Singapore's Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan (2nd from Right) at Changi Airport in Singapore on June 10, 2018 in Singapore, Singapore. The historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been scheduled in Singapore for June 12 as the world awaits for the landmark summit in the Southeast Asian city-state. (Photo by Terence Tan for Ministry of Communications and Information Singapore/via Getty Images)
Armed police officers patrol outside the Shangri-La hotel where US President Donald Trump will stay ahead of the US-North Korea summit in Singapore on June 10, 2018. - Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump will meet on June 12 for an unprecedented summit in an attempt to address the last festering legacy of the Cold War, with the US President calling it a 'one time shot' at peace. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP) (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)
A member of the North Korean media, center, stands near a police barricade outside the St. Regis hotel, a Marriott Group property, in Singapore, on Sunday, June 10, 2018. Kim�Jong Un�arrived in Singapore on Sunday, kicking off a landmark trip by the once-reclusive North Korean leader ahead of his historic summit with U.S. President�Donald Trump. Photographer: Brent Lewin/Bloomberg via Getty Images
North Korean security personnel run next to a motorcade believed to be carrying North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore June 10, 2018, ahead of the summit between the North Korean leader and U.S. President Donald Trump. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
A crowd is seen near the hotel as North Korea's Kim Jong Un arrives in Singapore June 10, 2018, ahead of the summit between the North Korean leader and U.S. President Donald Trump. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
A motorcade believed to be carrying North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un travels past in Singapore June 10, 2018, ahead of the summit between the North Korean leader and U.S. President Donald Trump. REUTERS/Tyrone Siu
A vehicle believed to be carrying North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un travels past in Singapore June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha
SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - JUNE 10: South Koreans watch on a screen reporting the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrives in Singapore at the Seoul Railway Station on June 10, 2018 in Seoul, South Korea. The historic meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been scheduled in Singapore for June 12 as the world awaits for the landmark summit in the Southeast Asian city-state. (Photo by Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images)
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un shakes hands with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana in Singapore June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un meets with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong at the Istana in Singapore June 10, 2018. REUTERS/Edgar Su
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Four black armored BMW's, on loan from Singapore's government, were on standby at Changi airport in Singapore on Sunday, while Kim's limousine was reportedly being flown over for the duration of his visit.

Refrigerator trucks were also at the ready, reportedly to transport food flown over from North Korea for its delegation.

Kim is due to stay at the St. Regis hotel in Singapore as neither the North Korean embassy, nor the ambassador's residence, were reportedly suitable to accommodate the North's leader. An advance team of officials have reportedly been at the hotel since Saturday.

Trump said Saturday that the historic summit represents a "one-time shot" for Kim to show he's serious about nuclear disarmament.

"I feel that Kim Jong Un wants to do something great for his people and he has that opportunity," Trump said at a press conference just before he departed a G-7 summit in Charlevoix, Canada, for his historic Tuesday rendezvous with Kim.

"He won't have that opportunity again."

Trump left one summit for the other, leaving chaos in his wake. The president announced Saturday that he was pulling the U.S. out of the Group of Seven's official statement of common values and accusing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the host of the conference, of "false statements."

But with the G-7 in his rearview mirror, Trump seemed ready to focus on North Korea. At a minimum, he said, he wants to begin a relationship and, he predicted, it won't take him long to figure out whether Kim is genuinely interested in a making a deal that includes denuclearization.

"I think within the first minute, I'll know — just my touch, my feel," he said.

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