Hanoi — Vietnam is preparing for North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to arrive by train for his summit in Hanoi next week with US President Donald Trump, two sources with direct knowledge of security and logistics planning say. It could take Kim at least two and a half days to travel the thousands of kilometres through China by train, from the North Korean capital of Pyongyang to Vietnam, meaning he would have to set off later this week in time for his planned February 25 arrival. Kim’s train will stop at the Vietnamese border station of Dong Dang, where he will disembark and drive 170km to Hanoi by car, the sources said. Trump and Kim will meet in the Vietnamese capital on February 27-28, eight months after an historic summit in Singapore in June, the first between a sitting US president and a North Korean leader, at which they pledged to work towards the complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula. Negotiations have made little headway since then and there is growing expectation...

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