And until denuclearisation takes place, sanctions against North Korea would remain in place, he stressed.
The running bodyguards of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un - which made an appearance for the first time during the inter-Korean summit in April this year - are now back in action, this time in Singapore.
A Trump administration official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the USA side was entering the talks with a sense of optimism and an equal dose of scepticism given North Korea's long history of developing nuclear weapons.
But Trump said: "We could absolutely sign an agreement and we're looking at it", adding: "Sounds a little bit odd, but that's probably the easy part".
A complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization "is the only outcome that the United States will accept", Pompeo told reporters on Monday evening in Singapore.
Ahead of his arrival, Trump acknowledged he is heading into "unknown territory" for the meeting Tuesday.
In my meetings with North Korea's foreign ministry, its officials have repeatedly emphasized that only a leader-to-leader dialogue could break the nuclear impasse.
In a tweet on Monday, he said: "Great to be in Singapore, excitement in the air!"
"It's never been done before", Trump said of a U.S.
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North Korea has so far presented Kim's sudden diplomatic overtures to his neighbors and to the United States as a logical next step following what Kim has claimed is the completion of his plan to develop a credible nuclear deterrent to what Pyongyang has long claimed is a policy of hostility and "nuclear blackmail" by Washington.
But he has since lowered expectations, backing away from an original demand for North Korea's swift denuclearization.
Before leaving for the ill-fated G7 Summit, Trump had underlined his resolve vis-à-vis a productive meeting with Kim by stating that the summit would be "much more than a photo-op".
Kim arrived in a Air China 747 that touched down at Changi Airport on Sunday afternoon, Singapore'sStraits Times said.
Special Operations Command (SOC) police officers patrol Orchard Road on June 10 ahead of the Trump-Kim summit in Singapore. He has not left his country since taking office in 2011 other than to visit China and the South Korean side of the Demilitarised Zone on the border. There was also no sign of his sister, Kim Yo Jong, who has accompanied him to Singapore.
Trump insisted last week that the summit will "not be just a photo op", saying it will help forge a "good relationship" that would lead to a "process" toward the "ultimate making of a deal".
Likely to attend the summit with Trump are Pompeo, Bolton and White House chief of staff John Kelly.
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Kim's personality profile then may well focus into the strategy for the summit, as will Trump's own attitude on the encounter. He said on Thursday that he didn't think he had to prepare very much for the summit and that "it's about attitude".
It was his teammates' reaction that people really fell in love with, or more accurately Durant's reaction to their reaction. According to Sportsradar's shot-making model, Durant has scored 21 more points than expected across the entire series.
The score may have looked rather routine but there was some drama in the third set when Nadal called for the trainer at 2-1, 30-0. One down-the-line forehand victor landed right at the baseline and Thiem's shoulders sagged as he muttered to himself.
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The pair had a working lunch together, and Trump was presented with a cake ahead of his 72nd birthday, which is on June 14. In March, Mr Trump surprised the world by accepting an invitation from Mr Kim - delivered via Seoul - to meet in person.
Nadal, in an on-court interview, also said he's sure that runner-up Thiem will win the tournament in "the next couple of years". However, it was not all smooth sailing for Nadal on Sunday, as he started suffering cramps on his left hand in the third set.
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You can also fight other players in "Arena, ' a gamemode harking back to the original Elder Scrolls title ". However, Bethesda also hinted at plans to bring the game to other platforms, including high end VR on PCs.
Nadal came in looking slightly more vulnerable than he did past year , in which he lost only 35 games in claiming the title. He still won the game anyway before summoning the doctor and trainer courtside.
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