U.S. President Donald Trump says his “friend,” North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, has “awesome” potential to grow his economy. That message came in a tweet just hours before Trump is set to meet Kim in Vietnam. But it’s not clear whether Trump’s personal outreach to Kim can bring results, as VOA’s Bill Gallo reports from Hanoi.
Trump Confident US-N.Korea Summit Will Be ‘Very Successful’
Before beginning his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, US President Donald Trump told reporters he is confident their meeting “will be very successful”. He spoke at the Metropole Hotel in Hanoi, Vietnam, Feb. 27, 2019.
President Trump Touts ‘Progress’ in Relationship with Kim
US President Donald Trump told reporters “it is an honor” to be with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, and that they have “made a lot of progress” in their relationship. Trump spoke at the Metropole hotel in Hanoi, where he is participating in meetings and a private dinner with Kim.