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The Future of Asia 2018

South Korea hopes Kim-Trump summit leads to economic synergy

Seoul prepared for any outcome of historic meeting, deputy PM says

South Korean Deputy Prime Minister Kim Dong-yeon speaks to the Nikkei Asian Review in Tokyo on June 11. (Photo by Hiroyuki Kobayashi)

TOKYO -- North and South Korea have the potential to complement each other economically if Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump's historic summit steers relations in a positive direction, Kim Dong-yeon, the South's deputy prime minister, said in an interview on Monday.

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