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The Trump-Kim Summit Show Will Yield Positive Results—for Vietnam

| Feb. 22, 2019

Several days ago, the South Korean Yonhap News reported that Vietnam would be hosting the second Trump-Kim summit on February 27 and 28. Reuters also reported that Kim Jong-un would visit Hanoi after the Lunar New Year in early February, and that American and North Korean officials have met in Hanoi to discuss planning for the summit earlier January. Pending the outcome of the second summit, the fact that Vietnam would be chosen as the location illustrates much of North Korea's intentions as well as the complexity in achieving a denuclearization deal with Pyongyang....

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For Academic Citation: Nguyen, Viet Phuong and Khang Vu.“The Trump-Kim Summit Show Will Yield Positive Results—for Vietnam.” The National Interest, February 22, 2019.

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