U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
Mathieu Duchatel
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Mathieu Duchatel

Why China must get North Korea to lower its demands for sanctions relief in nuclear talks

  • Mathieu Duchatel writes that ‘dramatic shifts’ in Xi Jinping’s North Korea policy emerged during the failed Trump-Kim talks in Hanoi

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U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2019, in Hanoi. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves upon his arrival at Vietnam’s Dong Dang railway station on March 2. Photo: Kyodo

North Korea glorifies Trump-Kim summit in documentary, omitting failed negotiations in Hanoi

  • The documentary includes scenes of Kim Jong-un at the North Korean embassy Hanoi, where some people skipped and wept with emotion
  • The footage’s release on Wednesday came amid reports that Pyongyang is restoring some facilities at its long-range rocket launch site that it dismantled last year as part of disarmament steps
Topic |   Trump-Kim summit

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North Korean leader Kim Jong-un waves upon his arrival at Vietnam’s Dong Dang railway station on March 2. Photo: Kyodo
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