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Trump-Kim Summit

Five things to know about the second Trump-Kim summit

End-of-war declaration in sight, but N Korean denuclearization still appears a long shot

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TOKYO -- U.S. President Donald Trump will meet North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Hanoi on Feb. 27-28 in the follow-up to the first ever U.S.-North Korea summit that took place in Singapore in June. Trump is looking for significant progress on the denuclearization of North Korea in exchange for a promise of economic assistance, but Kim will not easily give up his powerful nuclear deterrent, which is a key safeguard for his regime. Will the summit produce real progress on denuclearization? Here are five issues that will be at the heart of the upcoming summit.

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