we had a historic meeting and decided to leave the past behind.>> There are historical parallels that can't be ignored.
An American President known for defying standards has an apparent breakthrough with the reclusive head of a contentious adversary, setting up the latter to fully enter the world's stage. But Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are not Richard Nixon and China's Mao Zedong. Not yet at least, because right now there's still a lot of uncertainty.
Soyoung Kim at the Reuters Singapore bureau.>> If you look at the details of the assigned agreements, there was really nothing that detailed steps about how North Korea would go on about dismantling its nuclear weapons. And for all the talk and the United States wanting to agree nothing but completely reversible, and their value of dismantling the nuclear program there was nothing to suggest that North Korea agreed to that.
There is a huge question mark. You could talk about eliminating 2,000 or 3,000 nuclear weapons that North Korea has within the country, but what can you do? What are you gonna do with the capability to produce nuclear weapons in the future? In the form of not only nuclear reactors, materials, but thousands of nuclear scientists that North Korea has in the country.
>> When Nixon opened up China, it started a relationship that's endured, for better or worse, for half a century. And Trump says Kim told him he's already dismantling a missile facility.>> As an example, they have great beaches.>> Trump says he also suggested to Kim that he open up his real estate.
>> You could have the best hotels in the world right there, think of it from a real estate perspective. You have South Korea, you have China, and they own the land in the middle. How bad is that, right, it's great.