Chairman of the Workers’ Party and the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) Kim Jong-un left Hanoi on March 2 morning, concluding his official friendship visit to Vietnam and his stay to attend the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit Vietnam.
Earlier on the same day, Chairman Kim paid tribute to late Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum and laid a wreath at the Monument to Heroic Martyrs.
| DPRK leader Kim Jong-un (second from left, first line) pays tribute to late Vietnamese President Ho Chi Minh at his mausoleum (Source: VNA)
He is scheduled to leave Vietnam on train at Dong Dang station in the northern mountainous province of Lang Son to return home.
Kim held the second summit with US President Donald Trump on February 27-28, during which a number of issues were discussed, but no deal was reached.
Within the framework of his two-day official friendship visit to Vietnam on March 1-2, the DPRK leader held talks with General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam Central Committee and President Nguyen Phu Trong and had meetings with Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc and National Assembly Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan.
Kim is the first DPRK leader who has paid an official visit to Vietnam after 55 years. Earlier, the founder of the DPRK Kim Il-sung visited Vietnam in 1958 and 1964.