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N. Korea’s Kim pledges to shutter nuclear site

By Bloomberg
30 April 2018   |   3:40 am
Bloomberg's Stephen Engle reports on the latest involving Kim Jong-un and his recent meeting and peace deal with South Korean president Moon Jae-in.

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