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Trump-Kim summit ends abruptly with no deal

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/28/19, 11:18 am

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Thursday wrapped up their second summit early after failing to reach an agreement. Kim insisted that the United States lift all the sanctions it imposed on North Korea while only promising to close some nuclear sites, Trump said in a news conference following the talks in Hanoi, Vietnam. Kim appeared willing to shut down secret facilities outside of Yongbyon and its missile and warheads program, but the country would still have other missiles, warheads, and weapons systems. “Sometimes you have to walk,” Trump said.

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Trump-Kim summit kicks off in Vietnam

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/27/19, 11:13 am

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un opened their second summit on Wednesday in Vietnam with friendly greetings and a dinner ahead of denuclearization talks. The leaders shook hands in front of U.S. and North Korean flags at the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hotel in Hanoi and held a brief private meeting before dinner. Trump attended the dinner with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney.

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Trump, Kim arrive in Vietnam for second summit

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 2/26/19, 11:13 am

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un arrived in Vietnam on Tuesday ahead of their second summit. Trump landed late in the day on Air Force One, while Kim arrived earlier and visited the North Korean Embassy in Hanoi. The White House said the two-day summit will begin Wednesday with an official greeting and a private dinner, followed by several official meetings on Thursday. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney will attend the dinner. Kim traveled with his younger sister, Kim Yo Jong, and his top representative for U.S.

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