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FILE- In this combination of file photos, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on May 16, 2018, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in a meeting with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in in Panmunjom, South Korea, on April 27, 2018. Foreign journalists will get the chance to journey deep into the mountains of North Korea this week to observe the closing of the country’s Punggye-ri nuclear test site, a much-touted display of goodwill ahead of leader Kim Jong Un’s planned summit with President Donald Trump in June, 2018. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Korea Summit Press Pool via AP, File)

AP Photo/Evan Vucci, Korea Summit Press Pool via AP

A face-saving measure that will allow each side to claim victory is the best chance we have for this summit not ending in complete disaster.


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