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US elections 2020

Brinkmanship or talks? North Korea's next move hinges on US vote

Either Trump or Biden victory will have consequences for Seoul and Pyongyang

SEOUL -- One of the keenest observers of Tuesday's presidential election in the U.S. will be North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

The result of the election will help determine whether Kim takes North Korea on a path back to brinkmanship or back to negotiations with the U.S. and South Korea.

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