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'We have no intention to yield to the US demands in any form, nor are we willing to engage in negotiations of this kind,' Russian news agency TASS cites vice foreign minister Choe Son-hui as saying
North Korea's state media acknowledges for the first time the collapse of the high-stakes Hanoi summit, which ended without any agreement on reducing Pyongyang's nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief
North Korea airs a 75-minute documentary of Kim's trip to Hanoi on Wednesday on the official broadcaster KCTV
'I don't view it as a failure at all when American national interests are protected,' US security chief John Bolton says
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'[Kim Jong-un] tells me that he didn't know about it, and I will take him at his word,' says US President Donald Trump
The long-isolated North is increasingly seeking to portray itself as a country like any other, and Vietnam is Kim Jong-un's fourth foreign destination in less than 12 months
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'Think of the Trump-Kim relationship like a Korean drama. We are just beginning to watch the long love story unfold.'
'While President Trump expressed regret that he didn't reach an agreement at the Hanoi summit, he made clear his resolve to solve the issue with North Korea through dialogue,' says a statement from the presidential Blue House
(3rd UPDATE) The two leaders fail to sign a joint statement as initially scheduled and the talks end in deadlock
(UPDATED) US President Trump appears to temper expectations of any major breakthroughs in their summit, telling reporters he was 'in no rush' and results would be achieved over the longer term
The leaders meet for an intimate 'social dinner' after a handshake and some brief remarks at the historic Metropole Hotel in Hanoi, their second face-to-face following the historic summit in Singapore last June
(UPDATED) Shaking hands and smiling in front of a bank of a dozen alternating US and North Korean flags, the two leaders briefly take questions from reporters before starting one-on-one talks, then the dinner
With his familiar use of capital letters for emphasis, Trump tweets the opportunities for a denuclearized North Korea are 'like almost none other in history'
The two leaders are expected to have an informal dinner on Wednesday, February 27, before more formal talks on Thursday, February 28
(3rd UPDATE) After an initial meeting in Singapore in June 2018, analysts say the second date must deliver more concrete steps towards dismantling Pyongyang's arsenal
The secretive itinerary fuels speculation on Twitter-like Weibo, as people discuss delayed trains, traffic congestion, and road closures in Chinese cities through which Kim's iconic olive green train is expected to pass
The best-case scenario, according to one analyst, would be if Trump and Kim can agree to a roadmap for the denuclearization process
The impersonator is told by Vietnamese immigration officials his visa was 'invalid,' but says he received no further explanation
(UPDATED) Washington and Pyongyang have dispatched several teams to Vietnam ahead of the summit in Hanoi on February 27-28, though officials have remained tight-lipped on their movements and meetings
'For us, the era of peace and prosperity on the peninsula has drawn closer,' says President Moon Jae-in in his first comments since the summit was announced
Delivering his State of the Union on Tuesday, February 5, Donald Trump says the time and place are set: Vietnam on February 27 and 28
A senior South Korean presidential official says 'South Korea and the US have been working well together, and we have high expectations for the meeting between Pyongyang and Washington'
Vietnam has cropped up in the swirl of rumors and conjecture over a possible site for the meeting, with the capital Hanoi or the coastal city of Danang seemingly the most likely bases for the summit
(UPDATED) Kim Yong-chol is the first North Korean dignitary in nearly two decades known to have spent the night in the US capital
Moon Jae-in says Kim Jong-un's trip to China this week is a sign a second Trump-Kim summit is 'imminent'
(UPDATED) United States President Donald Trump says they are considering 3 sites for his second meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un
Vice President Mike Pence insists US government would not repeat mistakes of the past where promises were broken
Trump said in terms of timing, the summit 'won't be too far away,' later telling reporters it would take place after the November 6 midterm elections
(UPDATED) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un also discuss denuclearization steps
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo also promises to bring up with strongman Kim Jong-un the matter of Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea decades ago, which is a huge issue domestically in Japan
US President Donald Trump hails 'tremendous progress' to halt Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile tests and says that a year later it is a 'much different time'
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In a draft statement, ASEAN foreign ministers say land reclamations in the South China Sea 'have eroded trust and confidence' and 'increased tensions'
'Following achievements made in the US-North Korea summit, we will halt drills involving residents for the time being,' Yoshihide Suga tells reporters, confirming earlier reports
'They've already blown up one of their big test sites. In fact, it was actually 4 of their big test sites. And the big thing is, it will be a total denuclearization, which is already starting,' the US president says
(UPDATED) The trip is Kim Jong-un's 3rd to China since March, when he made his inaugural foreign trip as leader
The alleged source of the invitation is a 'Filipino aide' of the US ambassador to the Philippines
'If there's a chance at peace, if there's a chance to end the horrible threat of nuclear conflict, then we must pursue it at all costs,' says US President Donald Trump
The interaction prompts disbelief among some Trump critics, who already have said the president appeared too accommodating to Kim and his autocratic regime
(UPDATED) 'We believe that Kim Jong-un understands the urgency... that we must do this quickly,' US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says of the effort to have North Korea abandon its nuclear weapons.
'No more rocket launches, nuclear testing or research! The hostages are back home with their families. Thank you to Chairman Kim, our day together was historic!' tweets Donald Trump
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In its first report on the landmark summit, the official KCNA news agency describes the summit as an 'epoch-making meeting' that will help foster 'a radical switchover in the most hostile (North Korea)-US relations'
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