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Xi holds key to North Korea nuclear deal

Trump's best hope of a lasting accord with Pyongyang depends on China

| North Korea

The most telling photos from the Hanoi summit were the shots of the sumptuous banquet table set for the concluding lunch -- which of course never happened, as talks cratered over Kim's unreasonable offer of closing the Yongbyon nuclear enrichment facility in return for a lifting of all sanctions.

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