Second Trump-Kim summit will be held in Hanoi
February 9, 2019 | 9:27 PM
by Times News Service
US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un walk together before their working lunch during their summit at the Capella Hotel on the resort island of Sentosa, Singapore. Photo - Reuters file

Muscat: The next meeting between US President Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam, the White House recently announced.

The meeting will take place on 27-28 of February, Trump confirmed.

In a statement on Twitter, he said, “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.

“It will take place in Hanoi, Vietnam, on February 27 and 28.

I look forward to seeing Chairman Kim and advancing the cause of peace!”

Trump hailed the communist nation’s future, adding, “North Korea under the leadership of Kim Jong Un, will become a great economic powerhouse.

He may surprise some but he won’t surprise me, because I have gotten to know him and fully understand how capable he is.

“North Korea will become a different kind of rocket- an economic one!”

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