01:32 GMT08 August 2020
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    It seems that everything has gone wrong for Donald Trump on his Vietnam trip for a nuclear summit with Kim Jong-un, as his abrupt departure from Hanoi was delayed due to an awkward airport situation.

    The stair truck attached to Air Force One appeared to have suffered a malfunction, and several officials had to manually push it away from the airfield as reporters looked on.

    Trump's North Korean counterpart also got involved in a blunder seconds after he arrived in Hanoi for the talks, when his attendant skipped a beat and rushed off the train to stand by the leader's side.

    Their highly-expected summit ended up yielding no results, with Donald Trump admitting that he was forced to walk away after Kim Jong-un demanded that all sanctions be lifted in exchange for complete de-nuclearisation — something Trump was not ready to go for.

     

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    malfunction, gaffe, stairs, airport, Kim Jong-un, Donald Trump, Democratic Republic of North Korea (DPRK), United States, Vietnam, Hanoi
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