Kim Chang Son (L), a senior official at the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), steps out of the Fullerton hotel in Singapore on May 29, 2018. (Source: Xinhua)
 
Hanoi (VNA) - Kim Chang Son, a senior official at the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and leader of DPRK's official delegation, showed up in Singapore on May 29.

China’s Xinhua News Agency reported that he was seen step out of Singapore's Fullerton hotel and leave in a black Benz car. Other delegation members left the hotel in a white minibus.

Officials of the US and DPRK met in Singapore on May 29. The leader of the US delegation is Joseph Hagin, a deputy White House chief of staff.

The US and DPRK officials were reportedly to discuss the security and protocol issues for the potential summit between the US and the DPRK leaders, and make decisions on the arrangements for the summit. 

Earlier, the Republic of Korea’s Yonhap News Agency reported that Vice Chairman of the Central Committee of the Workers’ Party of Korea Kim Yong-chol arrived in Beijing, China, en route to the US where he is expected to meet with US officials to get prepared for the talks between President Donald Trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong Un.

The US-DPRK summit is scheduled to take place in Singapore on June 12. It is expected to create a breakthrough for the DPRK’s nuclear issue and bring everlasting peace to the Korean peninsula.-VNA