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International media center for 2nd DPRK-USA Summit inaugurated

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh  and delegates cut the ribbon to open the International Media Center for the second DPRK-USA Summit. Photo: Van Diep / VNA

Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh cut the ribbon to inaugurate an international media center in service of the DPRK-USA Hanoi Summit Vietnam in Hanoi on February 23.

Located at the Frienship Cultural Palace at No. 91 Tran Hung Dao street, the center will officially start operation on February 26.

Speaking at the event, Deputy PM Minh said work on the media center has been completed after just over one week thanks to the close coordination of ministries and agencies.

He affirmed that Vietnam is now ready for the second DPRK-USA Summit to be held in the capital city from February 27-28 as well as relevant bilateral activities.

He assured the media that with state-of-the-art equipment, the center will allow them to work in the fastest and most effective way. It will be open round-the-clock with dining, working and functional spaces.

The Deputy PM took the occasion to stress that Vietnam always wants to contribute to peace and stability in the world, especially in the Korean peninsula, adding that the country is proud to meet the requirements for security and logistics to ensure the summit’s success.

A display space on Vietnam’s culture and several stalls introducing Vietnamese enterprises will be also launched at the center.-VNA/VNP