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Trump and Kim left summit empty-handed, but there was one clear winner: Vietnam

HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam had less than three weeks to prepare to host a major summit, one involving two of the world's most unpredictable heads of state, thousands of foreign journalists, road closures in the heart of a pell-mell capital and millions of dollars in costs.

Even though President Donald Trump's second meeting with Kim Jong Un ended without an agreement on curbing North Korea's nuclear program or even a handshake for the cameras, the consensus in Hanoi was clear.

It was totally worth it.

"The summit broke down, but there

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