February 25, 2019 / 6:12 AM / 6 months ago

Trump due in Vietnam on Tuesday evening ahead of Kim summit - ministry

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks on U.S. and China trade negotiations at the Governors' Ball, in the State Dining Room of the White House, in Washington, U.S., February 24, 2019. REUTERS/Al Drago

HANOI (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will arrive in Vietnam on Tuesday evening, Vietnam’s foreign ministry said on Monday, ahead of his second summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Trump will meet Vietnam’s president, who is also general secretary of the ruling Communist Party, Nguyen Phu Trong, on Wednesday morning, the ministry said.

Trump’s summit with Kim is due to take place on Wednesday and Thursday but no details of their talks have been released.

Reporting by Ju-min Park and James Pearson; Editing by Robert Birsel

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