On Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, the White House announced a second summit between Kim Jong Un and President Trump at the end of February  JASON ALDAG/THE WASHINGTON POST
On Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, the White House announced a second summit between Kim Jong Un and President Trump at the end of February JASON ALDAG/THE WASHINGTON POST

Round 2: Trump says next summit with N. Korea will be Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam

by Kim Gamel
Stars and Stripes

SEOUL, South Korea — The next U.S.-North Korean summit will be held on Feb. 27-28 in Vietnam, President Donald Trump said during Tuesday's State of the Union address as his administration seeks to break an impasse in nuclear talks.

The summit will take place more than eight months after Trump met with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un for the first time in Singapore, where the leaders agreed to a vague promise to work toward the “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.”

But the two sides have deadlocked over the details of how to do that, and the president will face pressure to deliver specific commitments from Kim this time.

Trump insisted progress has been made while acknowledging that “much work remains to be done.”

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