The summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un was "yet another meaningful incident on the issue of world peace," a state television station in North Korea claimed.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo refused to say if he believed North Korean leader Kim Jong Un didn't know about the mistreatment of American student Otto Warmbier.
National Security Adviser John Bolton insisted President Donald Trump's Hanoi visit was somehow a "success" despite acknowledging that no denuclearization agreement was made and North Korea remains a threat to global stability.
"Maybe these guys just went over there to eat," the comedian mused.
MSNBC presenter Joe Scarborough made the comments alongside Mika Brzezinski as they discussed Trump's upcoming summit with Kim Jong Un.
The lifting of the embargo is partly because Vietnam's security is threatened by China and its disputed claims in the South China Sea.
Nguyen Van Dai, who was badly beaten this month, was arrested last week for anti-state "propaganda.
The Associated Press was "there to report the facts and tell the truth, no matter who it upsets."
For nearly a decade, a Vietnamese folk singer–turned–double agent caused the deaths of scores of America's spies.
A handful of former U.S. servicemen have moved to Vietnam permanently to clean up devastation left by American bombs and Agent Orange.