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N Korea at crossroads

Kim Jong Un set for key speech after a missile-free year of talks

With negotiations deadlocked, analysts see Kim reaching out directly to Trump

SEOUL -- A speech by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the first day of 2018 set the tone for a historic year of summits -- one without a single missile launched or nuclear device detonated.

Twelve months on, Kim has another opportunity to use a New Year's Day address to set out his agenda for the coming year.

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