"I think it's very provocative", he said - echoing Pyongyang's traditional line.
The city-state of Singapore, a mercantile nation that has maintained robust ties with both sides throughout the years, hosted the two leaders at the luxurious Capella Hotel in Sentosa island.
The letter, which was publicly disclosed after Trump signed it with a flourish and held it up to the TV cameras, contained the grand language typical of Trump.
The document reads: "President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong un conducted a comprehensive, in-depth and honest exchange of opinions on the issues related to the establishment of new US-DPRK relations and the building of a lasting and robust peace regime on the Korean Peninsula".
About 28,500 USA troops are stationed in South Korea, a legacy of the Korean War, which ended in 1953 in an armistice that left the two Koreas technically still at war.
He developed a relationship of sorts with the dictator, despite much criticism that he was being used for PR by the Kim regime and that he was, at best, showing kindness to a murderous autocrat, and, at worst, being developed as a North Korea intelligence asset. Thousands of war remains are believed to be scattered across North Korea, where the most intense fighting of the 1950 to 1953 civil war took place.
Mr Kim, speaking via a translator, said: "It wasn't easy to come to this point. Longer than that, you start to suffer some issues", said Spoehr, a retired three-star Army general.
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Both leaders spoke briefly before the doors were shut to the gathered press, with Trump saying that he thought it would be "tremendously successful". "China is trying to play President Trump through North Korea".
Dana White, a Pentagon spokeswoman, said Tuesday afternoon in a statement that the Pentagon "welcomes the positive news coming out of the summit" and supports ongoing diplomatic efforts to with North Korea. "I'm very open-minded to security agreements and to economic incentives to North Korea". "Unless and until we see the future negotiation is not going along like it should".
The question of North Korea's dismal human rights record came up a few times at the news conference, and at first, Trump said that he and Kim discussed it "relatively briefly", but later saying that "it was discussed at length outside of the nuclear situation". The autumn military drills were scheduled for August.
Rodman has touted himself as an unofficial ambassador to North Korea, although he was in Singapore as an ambassador for PotCoin, a Canadian-based cryptocurrency.
"I do trust him, yeah", Trump said.
"Rather than signing an unsubstantial agreement, Trump and Kim should be signing a real document based on global law, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons".
After an initial private meeting that lasted 45 minutes as the two leaders sized one another up, Kim and Trump walked together to a meeting room where they were joined by senior officials.
The mistake came in a transcript of a briefing U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo gave on Monday. The former National Basketball Association player visited Pyongyang five times since the North Korean leader took charge. Then Trump and Kim went for a stroll in the garden.