U.S. President Donald Trump, right, reaches to shakes hands with North Korea leader Kim Jong Un at the Capella resort on Sentosa Island Tuesday, June 12, 2018 in Singapore. (Source: PTI)

Trump Says Sanctions On North Korea Will Remain In Effect

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Marc Perrier, TOPLive Editor

Trump told reporter in his news conference that while North Korea has committed to denuclearize, "in the meantime, the sanctions will remain in effect." Click on the image to play the video clip. (Bloomberg Terminal subscribers only)

Kyung Bok Cho, Breaking News Asia Managing Editor

Surprised to learn the film that was shown right before the press conference was actually made in the U.S. Perhaps Trump's team thought Kim would be pleased to see himself as the star of a blockbuster film?

Kim's father, the late Kim Jong Il, was famously obsessed with movies and is credited with making several of his own. While the younger Kim has shown some interest in arts and culture, I'm not aware if he has a particular preference for film.

Chris Anstey, Managing Editor, Asia Cross-Asset Markets

Oddly he congratulates "everybody in the room," including the journalists, for their participation in what Trump regarded as a momentous meeting in world history.

Photographer: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images
Photographer: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images

Chris Anstey, Managing Editor, Asia Cross-Asset Markets

Oddly he congratulates "everybody in the room," including the journalists, for their participation in what Trump regarded as a momentous meeting in world history.

Rosalind Mathieson, International Government Executive Editor

And that's it. Trump wrapping up and saying he will now be taking "it easy." He's got a long flight home.