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Vietnam foreign minister arrives in N Korea

AFP  |  Seoul 

Vietnam's arrived in North on Tuesday, Pyongyang's said, ahead of a second scheduled summit between and

With the high-stakes meeting now two weeks away, has yet to provide any official confirmation of the meeting in the Vietnamese capital

"A delegation of the led by Pham Binh Minh, of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, arrived here on Tuesday," the official agency said, without expanding.

Trump announced last week that will be the host for a second summit with the North Korean leader on February 27-28, following their landmark first meeting in last year.

That summit produced a vaguely-worded document in which Kim pledged to work towards denuclearisation -- with no hard timelines agreed.

Vietnam's said on Monday he "will pay an official visit to DPRK from February 12 to 14" at the invitation of his North Korean counterpart

No further details were provided for the visit, but Le Thi Thu Hang said last week is "willing to make positive contributions... for a successful US-North summit".

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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 23:15 IST