United States – The below is attributable to Deputy Spokesperson Robert Palladino:
Secretary Michael R. Pompeo met today with Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh in Hanoi. Secretary Pompeo thanked the Deputy Prime Minister for Vietnam’s partnership in hosting the President’s February 27-28 summit with D.P.R.K. Chairman Kim Jong Un.
The Secretary and the Deputy Prime Minister discussed a wide range of bilateral and regional issues. They affirmed the strength of the U.S.-Vietnam Comprehensive Partnership and our joint efforts to promote peace, security, and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region.
SOURCE: news provided by STATE.GOV on February 26, 2019.