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Possible Second U.S.-North Korea Summit: What Diplomacy Has and Hasn't Achieved [January 23, 2019]   [open pdf - 121KB]

"In late January 2019, President Donald Trump said he would meet with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un 'probably at the end of February.' The summit would be the second between the two leaders, following their summit in Singapore in June 2018. As of January 22, the White House has not detailed the substance of the planned meeting. Washington and Pyongyang appeared to reach few substantive agreements ahead of the last summit, which Trump described as a 'getting to know you' occasion. If the Trump-Kim summit occurs, it would continue the high-level diplomacy that Pyongyang has orchestrated since early 2018. Over the past year, Kim has held three summits with South Korean President Moon Jae-in, four with Chinese President Xi Jinping, and one with President Trump."

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CRS Insight, IN11023
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2019-01-23
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