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Kim Jong Un gets new image after S. Korea meeting

• arclein

Kim is used to being the centre of gravity in a country that his family has ruled with unquestioned power since 1948, but the chance to play the senior statesman on the Korean Peninsula with a roomful of visiting South Koreans has afforded the autocratic leader a whole new raft of propaganda and political opportunities. He'll get another major chance to shine next month: Seoul says that Kim has agreed to hold a summit meeting -- the rivals' third-ever -- with South Korean President Moon Jae-in.

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