Second US-DPRK Summit to take place in Hanoi

President Donald Trump has announced that the second summit with leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam.


U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un sign documents that acknowledge the progress of the talks and pledge to keep momentum going, after their summit at the Capella Hotel on Sentosa island in Singapore, June 12, 2018.

Donald Trump wrote on his Twitter page that his representatives had just left the DPRK after a very productive meeting and an agreed upon time and date for the second summit with Kim Jong-un.

“I look forward to seeing Chairman Kim and advancing the cause of peace,” President Trump wrote.

Earlier in his State of the Union Address, President Trump said the summit will be held in Vietnam from February 27-28.

Regarding Vietnam’s response to the summit, Foreign Ministry’s Spokesperson Le Thi Thu Hang affirmed Vietnam welcomes the US and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) to hold second Summit in the Southeast Asia country.

Hang went on to say that Vietnam strongly supports dialogues to maintain peace, security, and stability on the Korean peninsula and stands ready to make active contribution to and coordinate with relevant sides to ensure the success of the second summit, thus helping to achieve the above-mentioned goal.

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