US President Donald Trump unleashed a twitter storm slamming "haters and fools" playing politics with US-Russia ties and declaring that he would never describe Kim Jong-Un as "short and fat".
In his speech to regional leaders at the Asia-Pacific Economic Conference, Trump was heavy on history and full of praise for the countries representing the 21-member bloc.
North Korea figured majorly on the agenda when Chinese President Xi Jinping and Trump held talks at the Great Hall of the People on Thursday.
In a day mixing big hitters of politics and business, Trump will share the venue with world leaders including Russia's Vladimir Putin, Japan's Shinzo Abe and China's Xi Jinping.
US President Donald Trump will not hold a meeting with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin at the sidelines of a regional summit in Vietnam, the White House said today.