US President arrives in Vietnam for DPRK-USA summit

08:40 | 27/02/2019 Events

US President Donald Trump arrived at Noi Bai International Airport, Hanoi in the evening of February 26 for his second summit with DPRK leader Kim Jong-un, and bilateral activities in Vietnam. 

US President Donald Trump shakes hand with Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung - Photo: VGP

President Trump was welcomed by Minister-Chairman of the Government Office Mai Tien Dung, Standing Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Bui Thanh Son, Chairman of the Hanoi city People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung, Deputy Minister of Public Security Bui Van Nam, Vice Chairman of the President’s Office Chu Van Yem, and Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Ha Kim Ngoc.

During his trip to Vietnam, President Trump will have meetings with Vietnamese high-ranking leaders.

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney will attend bilateral and multilateral activities of President Trump in Hanoi.

In the morning the same day, Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un arrived in Hanoi to attend the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit on February 27-28 and pay an official friendly visit to Vietnam.

The second summit between DPRK and USA leaders in Hanoi is considered an important political and diplomatic event of Vietnam in 2019, a vivid manifestation of Vietnam’s policy of being a friend and trustworthy partner of the international community. During only a short time, Vietnam has completed logistics, security and protocol preparations for the important international event.

Via the event, Vietnam wants to prove itself as a trustworthy partner and a safe and friendly destination for a sustainable peace.

Theo VNA