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Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance

On February 27 and 28, Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un met in Hanoi (Vietnam) for a 2nd historic summit, following the one that took place last June in Singapore. The major issue of this meeting? The complete denuclearization of the Korean peninsula in exchange for the lifting of US sanctions.

Everything started so well: warm handshakes, smiles and hugs…. A great deal of confidence seemed to surround the two leaders in the early hours of the summit. But in the absence of agreement, the American president left with his tail between his legs…

And meanwhile, in the United States, his former lawyer Michael Cohen was spitting out his venom during a court session, accusing Donald Trump of being a “racist”, a “con man and a « cheat »…

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  • RODRIGUEZ (Mexique / Mexico)
    Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance - RODRIGUEZ (Mexique / Mexico)
  • NANI (Colombie – Espagne / Colombia – Spain)
    Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance - NANI (Colombie – Espagne / Colombia – Spain)
  • CHAPPATTE (Suisse / Switzerland), The New York Times
    Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance - CHAPPATTE (Suisse / Switzerland), The New York Times
    "Enorme succès" "On ne devrait pas plutôt s'asseoir et se parler d'abord?..."
  • VICTOR NDULA (Kenya)
    Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance - VICTOR NDULA (Kenya)
    "Le long match nul..."
  • STEPHFF (Thaïlande / Thailand), The Nation
    Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance - STEPHFF (Thaïlande / Thailand), The Nation
    « Ecoute mec, je t’aime beaucoup : le but ultime n’est pas la dénucléarisation, c’est mon prix Nobel de la paix!!! »
  • CHAPPATTE (Suisse / Switzerland), Le Temps
    Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance - CHAPPATTE (Suisse / Switzerland), Le Temps
    "Anyway, "denuclearization" is too long!"
  • COST (Belgique / Belgium)
    Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance - COST (Belgique / Belgium)
  • MORIN (Etats-Unis / USA)
    Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance - MORIN (Etats-Unis / USA)
    "Trump- Kim Sommet 2" "Revenons à présent sur le témoignage de Michael Cohen..."
  • JOEP BERTRAMS (Pays-Bas / Netherlands)
    Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance - JOEP BERTRAMS (Pays-Bas / Netherlands)
    "Pas remarqué"
  • VADOT (Belgique / Belgium), L’Echo
    Hanoi Summit: an interrupted romance - VADOT (Belgique / Belgium), L’Echo
    "The real reason for Trump-Kim Summit" "What? you want to apply for political asylum in North Korea?"
  • RODRIGUEZ (Mexique / Mexico)
  • NANI (Colombie – Espagne / Colombia – Spain)
  • CHAPPATTE (Suisse / Switzerland), The New York Times
  • VICTOR NDULA (Kenya)
  • STEPHFF (Thaïlande / Thailand), The Nation
  • CHAPPATTE (Suisse / Switzerland), Le Temps
  • COST (Belgique / Belgium)
  • MORIN (Etats-Unis / USA)
  • JOEP BERTRAMS (Pays-Bas / Netherlands)
  • VADOT (Belgique / Belgium), L’Echo