13:03 GMT11 May 2021
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    Social media users were thunderstruck when they found out that US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un would meet in person “as soon as possible.”

    After Kim told South Korean National Security Adviser Chung Eui-yong that he was committed to denuclearization and would refrain from future nuclear weapons' tests, and was willing to meet his American counterpart, President Trump responded positively to Kim’s invitation to meet by May.

    Twitterians were quick to react to the astonishing news, as the Trump-Kim meeting would be a historic benchmark in the relations between the US and North Korea.

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    Many started imagining what Trump’s requests for the meeting would be like, trolling some of his habits:

    …and thinking of the prospects of Trump-Kim potential “bromance”…

    Some even predicted catchy headlines that the mainstream media would make up to degrade Trump, accusing him of collusion with the North Korean leader:

    …while others wondered whether there was the hand of the Kremlin in Trump’s decision to accept the invitation…

    Others compared Trump to his predecessor Barack Obama, highlighting the former’s merits:

    …and praising his great strategy:

    Many say that no matter what Trump does, he'll always be criticized:

    One of the users even emphasized that Kim was willing to negotiate with Trump more than the Democrats were:

    …while another netizen brought to light an interesting fact:

    Another user "impersonating" Trump outlined the preconditions the president would lay out before the meeting:

    Some slammed Trump for his decision:


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