Trump and Kim failing to reach a deal took many observers unawares — and North Korean officials were no exception.
A bunch of suited men, who appear to be North Korean security guards, were caught on camera running over and hopping into moving government vehicles.
Incredible scramble as North Korean security climb into moving cars pic.twitter.com/tfdRz8UMWj— Motoko Rich (@motokorich) 28 февраля 2019 г.
The reason for their hasty departure is unclear, but social media users have come up with a handful of explanations.
They fleeing Trump?— Misshellca (@misshellca) 28 февраля 2019 г.
— jeffrey smith (@smity_j) 28 февраля 2019 г.
— Kristen Leigh Cook (@Krissylcook) 1 марта 2019 г.
The North Korean supreme leader's security escort was one of the highlights of this week's summit, when they were filmed jogging alongside Kim Jong-un's car.
On Wednesday, Donald Trump's on Air Force One flight was delayed due to minor technical problems at the airport, when officials had to manually push a broken-down stair truck away from the runway.