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In Pictures: Kim goes walkabout in Singapore ahead of Trump talks

The North Korean leader appeared relaxed as he took a late-night tour of the city.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has left his luxurious hotel for a late-night city tour of Singapore, just hours ahead of his historic summit with US president Donald Trump.

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Mr Kim spent much of the day out of public view, sparking media speculation he was planning his strategy for the Tuesday summit with Trump.

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But in the evening, he left the St Regis hotel and visited the Flower Dome at Gardens by the Bay with Singaporean Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan.

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The foreign minister posted a selfie of him and a smiling Kim wearing his trademark dark Mao suit on Facebook.

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Flanked by bodyguards, Mr Kim also visited the Marina Bay Sands resort.

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South Korean media reported that Mr Kim was accompanied by his sister, Kim Yo Jong, and other top deputies.

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Some experts said Mr Kim’s city tour suggests that North Korea and the US had narrowed their differences ahead of the summit.

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Earlier on Monday, senior diplomats from the two countries met at a hotel to make final preparations for the summit.

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