Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are set to meet in Hanoi on February 27. Photo: EPA

The second Trump-Kim summit will boost North Korea. Could it gain even more from Vietnam?

  • Hanoi is moving to position itself as a partner of choice should Pyongyang play a bigger role in the international community
  • The two communist-ruled states were firm allies in the past, and a visit from Vietnam’s foreign minister is seen as a renewal to that commitment
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Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un are set to meet in Hanoi on February 27. Photo: EPA
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John Power

John Power

John Power joined the Post in 2018 after nearly a decade as a journalist in the Asia region. He is a reporter for Asia Desk and This Week in Asia, with a special focus on Korean affairs.