A Kim Jong Un impersonator coming from Australia who uses the name Howard X told Reuters on Friday in which he was detained by Singaporean authorities upon arrival at the city’s airport in addition to asked about his “political views.”
Singaporean authorities did not have immediate comment on in which matter, Reuters said.
Singapore’s security capabilities make the item a logical choice for the event, Joshua Kurlantzick, a senior fellow for Southeast Asia at the Council on Foreign Relations, wrote in a Wednesday note.
“The city-state’s diplomatic corps in addition to security in addition to intelligence personnel are highly respected globally in addition to shown repeatedly in which they can host a major summit without allowing any significant security or intelligence slip-ups,” he said.
— CNBC’s Eamon Javers contributed reporting.