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Kim Jong Un Sends Right-Hand Man to U.S. for Pre-Summit Talks

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Kim Sends Top Aide to U.S. for Pre-Summit Talks
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North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has dispatched one of his top aides to New York for talks ahead of his planned summit with Donald Trump next month, the U.S. president said on Twitter.

"Meetings are currently taking place concerning Summit, and more," Trump said in a Twitter posting that misspelled the envoy’s name. "Kim Young Chol, the Vice Chairman of North Korea, heading now to New York. Solid response to my letter, thank you!"