February 06, 2019

Trump Says He'll Meet Kim Jong Un in Vietnam on February 27-28

Featuring Duyeon Kim

Source: Bloomberg

Journalists Nick Wadhams, Youkyung Lee

President Donald Trump said he’ll meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam, ending much of the months-long mystery over the details of their second summit on ending Pyongyang’s atomic ambitions.

“Much work remains to be done, but my relationship with Kim Jong Un is a good one. Chairman Kim and I will meet again on February 27 and 28 in Vietnam,” Trump said Tuesday in his State of the Union speech.

Trump didn’t say which city in Vietnam would host the summit.

Since Trump and Kim held their first summit in Singapore in June, little progress has been made toward the U.S.’s ultimate goal -- getting North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons. Pyongyang has made no commitments to allow weapons inspections or dismantle its growing arsenal of warheads and intercontinental ballistic missiles.

Read the full article and more in Bloomberg.

Authors

  • Duyeon Kim

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Duyeon Kim is an Adjunct Senior Fellow with the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Her expertise includes the two Koreas, nuclear ...