Donald Trump loaded applause on North Korea as he met with Kim Jong Un for a second noteworthy summit in Vietnam, saying Pyongyang had “boundless” financial potential which he pledged to help open.
The US president shook hands with Mr Kim and postured for pictures before taking a seat to give the world a report on their prospering relationship.
It comes after the pair met without precedent for Singapore in June a year ago after the trading of a few individual abuse and expanded strain over North Korea’s atomic weapons program.
Yet, considering their advancement in Hanoi, Mr Trump stated: “I thought the primary summit was an incredible achievement and I think this one ideally will be equivalent or more prominent than the first.
“What’s more, we’ve gained a great deal of ground, and I think the greatest advancement was our relationship, which is extremely a decent one.”
The president – addressing Mr Kim through a mediator – said the US was going to enable Pyongyang to satisfy its potential.
“As I’ve said commonly – and I express it to the press, I express it to anybody that needs to tune in – I think your nation has colossal financial potential – staggering, boundless,” he said.