While the Hanoi summit revealed an incompatibility of demands, their articulation nonetheless points the way forward if the two main actors – the US and North Korea – are willing to moderate their respective ambitions, at least in the short term.
According to numerous commentators, the country happiest with the “no deal” outcome for the Kim-Trump summit in Hanoi last week was Japan.
An Indonesian woman accused in the killing of Kim Jong-nam is released.
The second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un ended in Hanoi on Thursday. The White House, in a statement, said no agreement was reached but the two leaders had “very good and constructive meetings”.
As some regional observers had expected, the Hanoi Summit between Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump failed to issue a joint statement.
Trump says his summit with Kim Jong Un had failed due to North Korean demands to lift punishing US-led sanctions.
Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump meets in Vietnam for a second summit.
The US-North Korea Summit II augurs well for Vietnam. The heavy media coverage of the event will help Vietnam tell its own success story without paying for expensive advertisement campaigns.
Media speculation continues about the outcome of today’s second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, swirling from Mr Trump’s encouraging predictions to the deep scepticism of many long-term observers.
As President Trump and Chairman Kim converge in Hanoi today for their second summit, the key question is whether this will lead to any real breakthrough. Barry Desker comments.
S Korea says the US and N Korea could agree to declare the end of the 1950-1953 War.
Bars in Vietnam’s capital are cashing in on the second summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un tomorrow with special concoctions to mark the high-stakes diplomacy.
Trump has no pressing time schedule for N Korea to end its nuclear programme.
Russia’s North Korea policy lacks drive and energy, indicating that Moscow’s top priorities are elsewhere. Why is it so when Moscow did host the first ever Russia–China–North Korea trilateral at the vice foreign minister level in October 2018?
N Korea is unlikely to give up all its nuclear weapons, suggests top US commander.
Trump says that US diplomats had a “very productive meeting” with N Korean officials.
In the current flurry of summitry involving North Korea, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s generally hardline approach makes Japan the odd man out.
Donald Trump threw a meaty hypothetical on the table in the midst of his big set-piece speech to the US congress on the State of the Union.
North Korea is working to ensure its nuclear and ballistic missile capabilities cannot be destroyed by military strikes
Japan expects that the upcoming summit between the US President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un will create another milestone towards “a complete, verifiable an irreversible dismantlement of all weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missile of all range by North Korea”
A US envoy aims to meet with North Korean officials on or around Feb. 4.
Kim Jong Un says he is ready to meet Trump to denuclearising the Korean Peninsula.
North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, in his New Year address, said he is ready to meet US President Donald Trump again anytime to achieve their common goal of denuclearising the Korean peninsula.
The DPRK Embassy in Phnom Penh profiles Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un and his success through the years in international politics, culminating in 2018 with the thawing of inter-Korean relations.
If 2017 was a year of testing nuclear missiles and 2018 a year of summitry, perhaps only Kim Jong Un will know what 2019 will bring.
Canadian business consultant Michael Spavor is being investigated in China.
The two Koreas to hold a groundbreaking ceremony for an inter-Korean railway.
A US-North Korea meeting is postponed.
Pompeo says he was optimistic his planned visit to Pyongyang would bring progress.