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North Korea’s Kim ‘set on’ Trump summit

North Korea's Kim 'set on' Trump summit

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionKorean leaders’ surprise “Hollywood” meeting It is North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s “fixed will” that a summit with US President Donald Trump in Singapore should go ahead, state media say. Mr Trump cancelled the summit on Thursday, citing the North’s “hostility”, but …

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North Korea’s About-Face? It’s a Return to Form.

North Korea’s About-Face? It’s a Return to Form.

Rebuffing Obama, too President Barack Obama’s approach to North Korea included steadily tightening economic pressure, while allowing American diplomats to quietly meet with their North Korean counterparts. That resulted in a deal, announced in February 2012, in which North Korea was to halt operations at its Yongbyon nuclear reactor and …

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