Trump and Kim cut short their second summit without reaching an agreement, a collapse that caused both leaders to leave their Vietnam meeting early and cancel a signing ceremony. Photo: AP

Who says there’s no agreement in Hanoi? Trump and Kim made little progress at the summit, but locals are delighted

  • The summit between the US and North Korean leaders ended in disarray, but locals agree they want the tidy streets and new-found sense of order to stay
  • Even though the excitement might fade, the events of the past week will live long in their memories – and potential tourists heading to Vietnam
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Trump and Kim cut short their second summit without reaching an agreement, a collapse that caused both leaders to leave their Vietnam meeting early and cancel a signing ceremony. Photo: AP
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North Korea’s foreign minister, Ri Yong-Ho (centre), speaks during a news conference with Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui (left) in Hanoi early on Friday. Photo: Bloomberg

Trump-Kim summit 2019: North Korea stages late-night press conference to deny US president’s claims about why summit ended

  • North Korea’s Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho says that contrary to Trump’s claims, Pyongyang only sought partial sanctions relief but offered to dismantle reactor
  • Trump earlier said he ‘had to walk’ from summit because Kim Jong-un wanted sanctions ‘lifted in their entirety’ before moving on weapons
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North Korea’s foreign minister, Ri Yong-Ho (centre), speaks during a news conference with Vice Foreign Minister Choe Son-hui (left) in Hanoi early on Friday. Photo: Bloomberg
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