The Hanoitimes - Hanoi and Singapore together could have small but meaningful contributions to world peace, said Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong. North Korea leader: “Thank you, Vietnam!” Vietnam fully capable of hosting global scale events after North Korea – US summit: Expert Hanoi mayor welcomes North Korea leader Kim Jong Un On the sidelines of the meeting with Chairman of Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung on February 26, Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam Catherine Wong expressed her trust that the second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un will help strengthen the capital city's status in the world. Singaporean Ambassador to Vietnam, Catherine Wong. Photo: Kinhtedothi.vn On this occasion, the ambassador congratulated Hanoi’s leaders as the city has been chosen to host the summit. "In recent days, I was impressed with the new look of Hanoi, when … [Read more...] about Hosting US – North Korea summit helps strengthen Hanoi’s position: Singapore Amb.
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The Hanoitimes - Ahead of the summit, Vietnam’s reform model has been widely touted as the economic path for impoverished and isolated North Korea to follow. North Korea wants to learn economic reform from Vietnam Hanoi chosen as venue for second US-North Korea summit, Trump says Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Pham Binh Minh has started a three-day visit to North Korea ahead of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi later this month. Vietnamese Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh. Photo: Reuters The visit, scheduled from February 12 to 14, is made at the invitation of North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, according to a statement released on February 11 by the Vietnamese Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The visit takes place nearly a week after US President Trump said he will hold the second summit with Kim in the Vietnamese capital on February 27-28. The … [Read more...] about Vietnam foreign minister visits North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit in Hanoi
The Hanoitimes - Vietnam is considered an ideal location for the summit as the country has created an “economic miracle” after three decades of opening-up and renovation and has become a trusted partner of the US after more than two decades of normalized ties. Reasons behind Vietnam’s selection to host second US–North Korea summit: US press Vietnam shortlisted for second US-North Korea summit Vietnam willing to support second Trump-Kim summit: Spokesperson US President Donald Trump has announced he will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un again in their second summit in Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital, later this month in a bid to advance the denuclearization process in the Korean Peninsula. Donald Trump with Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12, 2018 Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images “My representatives have just left North Korea after a very productive meeting and an agreed upon time and date for the second Summit with Kim Jong Un. … [Read more...] about Hanoi chosen as venue for second US-North Korea summit, Trump says
U.S. ready to resume North Korea talks, seeks denuclearization by 2021The Saigon Times Daily South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un acknowledges the audience after watching the performance titled "The Glorious Country" at the May Day Stadium in Pyongyang, North Korea, September 19, 2018 – PHOTO: REUTERS WASHINGTON/SEOUL (REUTERS) - The United States said it was ready to resume talks with North Korea after Pyongyang pledged on Wednesday to dismantle its key missile facilities and suggested it would close its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if Washington took unspecified actions. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had invited North Korea’s foreign minister to meet in New York next week, with the aim of completing its denuclearization by January 2021, after a Pyongyang summit between the leaders of the two Koreas. The United States appeared eager to seize on commitments by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at his talks with South … [Read more...] about U.S. ready to resume North Korea talks, seeks denuclearization by 2021
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said he had invited North Korea’s foreign minister to meet in New York next week, with the aim of completing its denuclearization by January 2021, after a Pyongyang summit between the leaders of the two Koreas. The United States appeared eager to seize on commitments by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un at his talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in even as critics said the steps did little to put Pyongyang on a course for irreversible denuclearization. North Korea will allow experts from “concerned countries” to watch the closure of its missile engine testing site and launch pad at Dongchang-ri, Moon said at a joint news conference with Kim after their meeting in the North Korean capital. North Korea will also take additional steps such as closing its main Yongbyon nuclear complex if the United States undertook unspecified reciprocal measures, Moon added. The sudden revival of diplomacy followed weeks of doubts in U.S. … [Read more...] about US ready to resume North Korea talks, seeks denuclearization by 2021