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    U.S. President Donald Trump boards Air Force One after his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi, Vietnam, February 28, 2019

    Trump Gets Caught in Airport Gaffe After Fruitless Kim Summit (VIDEO)

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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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