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  Trump to Meet With Kim Jong-un, Despite North Korea’s Lapses, Bolton Says
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AuthorEdward Wong
News DateTuesday, December 4, 2018 07:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionPresident Trump plans to hold a second summit meeting early next year with Kim Jong-un, even though North Korea has failed to follow through with promises to start dismantling its nuclear weapons program, John R. Bolton, the national security adviser, said on Tuesday.

“They have not lived up to the commitments so far,” Mr. Bolton said. “That’s why I think the president thinks another summit is likely to be productive.”

The historic Singapore meeting with Mr. Trump was a propaganda boon for Mr. Kim, who has long wanted direct dialogue with the United States. A second summit meeting would again appease Mr. Kim while sacrificing an important point of leverage that the United States has with North Korea, according to some analysts.
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