"I think within the first minute I'll know", Trump said.
Ms Giguere said: "Given the two leaders' much-publicised history of animosity, making a good first impression in this case might be extremely hard".
"The entire world is watching the historic summit between [North Korea] and the United States of America, and thanks to your honest efforts ... we were able to complete the preparations for the historic summit", Kim told Lee through an interpreter.
A USA official says Monday that the leaders will meet for up to two hours before an expanded bilateral meeting with their respective advisers.
Those deals could include an agreement to keep talking, with a commitment to work towards a final goal of dismantling all nuclear weapons on the Korean peninsula, and an announcement to end hostility. That's what I do. "I don't want to waste his time". "We appreciated it", Mr. Trump said.
Sources told CNN that USA officials have established a contingency plan for a potential second day of discussions between Trump and Kim depending on the direction of their planned meeting on June 12.
The 22-year-old American student was detained in North Korea for 17 months and was returned to his family "with severe brain damage and in a nonresponsive state" last June.
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At the same time, Trump said there was a "good chance" the meeting would not work out and claimed he would know nearly immediately after the start of talks how the situation would progress.
"Therefore, when the two sides asked us to host the meeting, we can not say no", PM Lee said.
Just meeting with Trump will also give Kim recognition as the leader of a "normal" country and as an equal of the USA leader.
But the president insisted the USA was leaving no stone unturned in its preparations, while warning that patience was needed.
But he has since lowered expectations, backing away from an original demand for North Korea's swift denuclearisation.
"North Korea's not going to change the way they do business unless they believe that the military option's on the table", Graham, R-S.C., said on "Sunday Morning Futures".
You can imagine the drumming of fingers in anterooms as officials wait to be told if there will be peace in our time, or whether it's all fallen apart and we're heading for the airport.
Such characteristic caution when speaking in public notwithstanding, there is no doubt the prospect of the summit is generating a good deal of interest, and probably astonishment, among average North Koreans. "It will be a process".
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday criticized USA "unilateralism" in withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal and said he appreciated efforts by China and Russian Federation to maintain the agreement.
Menendez also stresses that getting a nuclear deal with North Korea will not be the hard point, noting that several previous presidents were able to strike deals only to see them fall apart.