Police officers stand guard outside the Melia Hotel in Hanoi, where North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is staying. Photo: Bloomberg

Trump-Kim Summit 2019: US press corps evicted from secretive Kim Jong-un’s Hanoi hotel after awkward double-booking blunder

  • Hanoi’s Melia Hotel was supposed to serve as headquarters for American media – but it had also been reserved by none other than North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
Topic |   Trump-Kim summit

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Police officers stand guard outside the Melia Hotel in Hanoi, where North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is staying. Photo: Bloomberg
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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

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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