Expertise : Public Diplomacy; International Relations
The 2019 DPRK-U.S. Hanoi Summit was a decisive two-day meeting between DPRK Chairman Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump. Media around the world had great anticipation that the two equally strong leaders may find a final solution and practical guideline for the chronic security tensions between the two nations.
Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman paid a two-day visit to China from Thursday to Friday, during which the two sides signed a series of deals on political cooperation and investment in energy and other sectors. Bin Salman met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday, just three days after Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani's visit with Xi.
Last Wednesday, the Trump administration set a new regulation where investors in 27 industries would face tougher scrutiny as an inter-agency panel led by the US Treasury Department, which begins tightening foreign investment rules as part of a pilot program.