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    North, South Korea Agree to Hold Direct Talks

    Though their two countries have technically been at war since the 1950s, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in have agreed to meet at a summit next month in the demilitarized zone between their nations. As officials from Seoul visited this week, Kim spoke of the potential to “write a new history of national reunification.” The South Korean delegation says Pyongyang’s promised to stop missile tests and other provocation during the talks, and that Kim is open to denuclearization if his regime’s security can be guaranteed.

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