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The Trump-Kim Summit: What It Means and What Happens Next

Jun 12, 2018 | 13:45 GMT
U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore on June 11.

U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Singapore on June 11. The historic meeting between the leaders moves their relationship into a new stage, as they agreed on a path to denuclearization that is marked by compromises and incentives.

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At long last, the much-touted Trump-Kim summit has taken place, resulting in a joint statement that U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed to much fanfare. Ultimately, this top-level meeting serves as a starting point and paves the way for lower-level officials to work out the details of the broad framework put in place by Trump and Kim. That process could begin as early as next week. Read our analysis of the summit to separate the signal from the noise. ...

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