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N. Korea Summit Offers Distant Glimmer Of Sanctions Relief

Law360 (June 12, 2018, 7:38 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump’s historic summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un closed Tuesday with no changes to U.S. sanctions policy but likely cracked the door to the first bit of easing against the authoritarian regime in decades, while potentially opening a new front in the U.S. trade rift with China.

The agreement struck by the two leaders this week in Singapore saw North Korea reaffirm its commitment to the “complete denuclearization” of the Korean peninsula, while Trump vowed that the U.S. will cease joint military...
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