US President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One after arriving at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam on Tuesday for a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: AFP

Trump-Kim summit 2019: Donald Trump lands in Hanoi, but experts say talks will likely only freeze Pyongyang’s nuclear progress, not dismantle it

  • Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un have arrived in Hanoi for a second summit in eight months
  • The ‘complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearisation’ that the US previously demanded is looking unlikely, experts say
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US President Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One after arriving at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam on Tuesday for a second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. Photo: AFP
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrives at the Dong Dang railway station in Vietnam at the border with China. Photo: Reuters

Trump-Kim summit 2019: North Korean leader arrives in Hanoi before two days of meetings

  • The two leaders will meet on Wednesday before a dinner, followed by a ‘series of back and forth’ meetings on Thursday
  • Kim travelled to Hanoi by limousine after his heavily armoured train pulled into the Vietnamese border station of Dong Dang just after 8am
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un arrives at the Dong Dang railway station in Vietnam at the border with China. Photo: Reuters
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