DPRK Chairman Kim Jong Un arrives in Ha Noi

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2019 15:00

The motorcade carrying Chairman Kim arrived in Ha Noi after a two-and-a-half-hour drive. — VNA/VNS Photo Thanh Dat

Chairman of the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) and the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong Un arrived in Ha Noi this morning.

Chairman Kim’s motorcade passes the Opera House in Ha Noi.— VNA/VNS Photo Nhan Sang
Chairman of Hà Nội People’s Committee greets DPRK Chairman Kim Jong Un at Melia Hotel this morning. — VNA/VNS Photo Nhan Sang

He is in Viet Nam to attend the second DPRK-USA Summit and for an official friendship visit to the country.

Foreign and domestic reporters gather in front of the five-star Melia hotel on Lý Thường Kiệt Street in Ha Noi, where the North Korean leader and his entourage are expected to stay. — VNA/VNS Photo

The official friendship visit is being made at the invitation of General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee (CPVCC), President Nguyen Phu Trong.

Reporters wait for Kim Jong Un in front of the Melia hotel. — VN
Reporters near the Melia hotel. — VNA/VNS Photo

Chairman Kim will hold talks with US President Donald Trump in Hà Nội, an event following the historic first round of talks last year in Singapore.

Hanoians ride bicycles equipped with flags of the United States, the DPRK and Việt Nam to welcome North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un.— VNA/VNS Photo

Flag-waving crowds waited for him in the capital city. — VNS

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