US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday in Hanoi. Despite the handshake, their summit meeting ended with no formal agreement. Photo: AP

Bright spots seen in Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s meeting despite lack of formal accord

  • What has been viewed as a failure in Hanoi could actually provide a stronger foundation for future talks, according to an expert on US-Korea policy
  • ‘We got to a level of detail that has eluded us for quite a while,’ a senior US State Department official said
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US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un on Wednesday in Hanoi. Despite the handshake, their summit meeting ended with no formal agreement. Photo: AP
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s meeting in Vietnam ended without agreement. Photo: AFP

Why Donald Trump’s failure to reach deal with North Korea in Vietnam could be a win for China

  • Unsuccessful conclusion to summit between US president and Kim Jong-un could strengthen Beijing’s hand as both sides will want its help
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un’s meeting in Vietnam ended without agreement. Photo: AFP
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