Summit, sightseeing, shopping: Kim Jong-un entourage makes most of all-expenses-paid vacation

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  • North Korea’s summit delegation is taking full advantage of the trip to Singapore while their hosts pick up the tab
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Summit, sightseeing and shopping spree

The stakes are high, and both sides appear prepared for failure.

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un will begin their historic summit early Tuesday morning in Singapore — tonight in North American time zones — with a face-to-face meeting and only their personal translators assisting.

But little time is being left for serious negotiations afterwards, despite the Americans dangling what they call an “unprecedented security guarantee” in exchange

... read more at: http://www.cbc.ca/news/thenational/national-today-newsletter-singapore-korea-summit-india-1.4695465

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