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Kim Jong-un to pay official friendship visit to Vietnam

Released at: 17:57, 23/02/2019

Kim Jong-un to  pay official friendship visit to Vietnam

Chairman KIm Jong-un (Source: Yonhap/VNA)

Visit to come as DPRK leader and US President Donald Trump meet for second summit in Hanoi on February 27 and 28.

by Long Van

Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea and the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un will pay an official friendship visit to Vietnam in the coming days, the Vietnam News Agency quoted the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as announcing on February 23.

This is the first time Chairman Kim Jong-un has paid a visit to Vietnam as leader of the DPRK.

The visit is at the invitation of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and State President Nguyen Phu Trong.

Vietnam is making meticulous preparations for the second summit between the DPRK leader and US President Donald Trump, which is slated to take place in the capital Hanoi on February 27 and 28.

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