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World 'Don't expect too much': Rodman plays down Kim Trump breakthrough

21:51  11 june  2018
21:51  11 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore ahead of U.S.-North Korea summit

  Dennis Rodman arrives in Singapore ahead of U.S.-North Korea summit The former NBA player and Kim Jong Un whisperer reportedly arrived a day before Kim's scheduled historic meeting with President Trump.Rodman emerged from the baggage claim area at Changi Airport around midnight local time Monday and told reporters he wasn't sure if he would meet Kim while the two are in Singapore. The North Korean leader is scheduled to leave at 4 p.m. local time Wednesday, some seven hours after his scheduled visit with the U.S. president.

Trump sought to play down expectations of a quick breakthrough at the upcoming meeting in He said that sanctions would remain in place in the meantime but that he would not impose more while Essentially, Trump and Kim are right back to where they were shortly before the president abruptly

Rodman on Good Morning Britain: I think if the president even tries to reach out for Kim , I think it will be a great possibility. Things can happen if Donald Trump , if they could sit down and have some type of mutual The Lakers defended better than expected , played fast, and showed some promise.

Retired basketballer Dennis Rodman flew into Singapore late Monday ahead of the Trump Kim summit © Provided by AFP Retired basketballer Dennis Rodman flew into Singapore late Monday ahead of the Trump Kim summit

Former US basketball star Dennis Rodman flew into Singapore late Monday ahead of at summit betwen President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un, playing down expectations of an immediate breakthrough at the historic meeting.

Rodman, who has struck up an unlikely friendship with the basketball loving North Korean leader, arrived in the city-state some nine hours before Trump meets with Kim in a bid to negotiate an end to a decades-old nuclear stand-off.

He said he expected the Trump-Kim summit to "go fairly well" but added "people should not expect too much for the first time".

Rodman will be in Singapore during Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump summit

  Rodman will be in Singapore during Kim Jong Un, Donald Trump summit Dennis Rodman will travel to Singapore to be in the city for the summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump, he announced Friday in an Instagram post. In his post, Rodman said he will "be flying to Singapore for the historical Summit. I'll give whatever support is needed to my friends, President (Donald) Trump and Marshall Kim Jong Un.

More . Gidley said he expected Trump and Kim to have “an amazing conversation without Dennis Rodman in tow.” Trump confirmed that Rodman would not be attending the summit, as he met with visiting Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

What does Kim want from talks with Trump ? Is the United States getting played by North Korea? The only American who has ever met [ Kim ] is Dennis Rodman . . . so you haven’ t sized him up. I would urge caution in giving the maximum-pressure policy too much credit.”

"I'm just happy to be a part of it," he told reporters at Changi Airport.

"I think that I brought awareness to a lot of things around the world and I think North Korea has given a lot of people the opportunity to do this conference now and I hope it's a success.

"Who knew this would have happened five to six years ago... It's exciting to be a part of it."

Rodman, sporting a black t-shirt advertising a cryptocurrency he is involved with, said he was unsure whether he would get to meet with Kim -- a man he has previously described as a "friend for life".

"Every time I see him it's always a surprise. So maybe tomorrow it's the same thing. Maybe it's a surprise I'll see him tomorrow before he leaves," he said.

Rodman has made five trips to Pyongyang since Kim took power.

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