Trump-Kim summit making its mark on Vietnamese capital
February 27, 2019
HANOI, Vietnam — Streets of were teeming with activity this week as the Vietnamese capital prepared to host the second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
Flags from all three countries were strung along the streets and storekeepers hawked summit souvenirs that included T-shirts emblazoned with photos of the two leaders.
Trump has touted Vietnam as a model that North Korea could emulate as it’s a communist country that has achieved economic prosperity and normal ties with the United States after emerging from the devastation of two decades of war, which ended in 1975.