* Date : 2019-03-02
The 2nd North Korea-U.S. Summit took place on February 27 for 2 days in Hanoi, Vietnam 260 days after the first summit in Singapore in June. To break the stalemate in nuclear negotiations and establish peace on the Korean Peninsula, North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un and U.S. President Donald Trump sat back on the dialogue table. As opposed to what many hoped for, the two-day summit in Hanoi was cut short without an agreement. Yet, the two leaders expressed their desire to continue dialogue for denuclearization and kept the hope high.
The first historic summit meeting and then 8 months of conflict and negotiations... On Arirang Special – 2 Days in Hanoi, we look back on that process and the 2 days in Hanoi to zoom in on the outcome and lessons of the 2nd North Korea-U.S. Summit with Christopher Hill, Former Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and Former Head of the U.S. Delegation in Six-Party Talks with North Korea; Joseph DeTrani, former Special envoy for Six Party Talks with North Korea; and Dr. Kim Chang-su, Research fellow emeritus at the Korea Institute for Defense Analyses.