Hours earlier, Kim had arrived in a jet and was received by Balakrishnan before heading to St Regis Hotel.
Kim smiled broadly Sunday evening as he met with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. He also thanked his Singapore hosts for their hospitality.
Kim is scheduled to begin a summit Tuesday with President Trump.
Trump and Kim landed in a city teeming with media and onlookers of all stripes, from foreign policy analysts like Kelly and Enos to former basketball star Dennis Rodman, who claims to be a friend of the two leaders.
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"Wide-ranging and profound views on the issue of establishing new DPRK-US relations, the issue of building a permanent and durable peace-keeping mechanism on the Korean peninsula, the issue of realising the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and other issues of mutual concern, as required by the changed era, will be exchanged at the DPRK-US summit talks", the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported in English.
In return, Kim, said to be in his mid-thirties, called Trump "mentally deranged" and a "dotard".
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. Kim is hoping Trump will relieve the economic sanctions that have crippled the North Korean economy.
Trump flew into Singapore's Paya Lebar Air Base aboard Air Force One, looking to lay the groundwork for a nuclear deal with one of America's most bitter long-time foes, directly following his divisive meeting in Canada with some of Washington's closest allies that further strained global trade ties.
During the meeting, the officials also celebrated Trump's birthday.
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She said Sung Kim, the US ambassador to the Philippines, who has taken the lead on policy negotiations with the North, was set to hold a working group with a North Korean delegation at 10 a.m. Monday.
Commuters read news of Kim Jong-un's arrival in Singapore, at a train station in Pyongyang.
Exuding confidence, Trump said he has done relatively little formal preparation.
Pompeo, who was in Singapore, did not go into specific details about how the USA would secure the country, but he said talks between the US and North Korea are moving briskly.
"I know Singapore is a very hot country, so I wish that our respected marshal stays healthy and comes back in good health". "I look forward to meeting him and have a feeling that this one-time opportunity will not be wasted".
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