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President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un to meet

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North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to halt missile tests and move toward getting rid of his nuclear program ahead of a face-to-face meeting with President Trump.

The news came in a White House announcement from South Korea's national security adviser.

"He expressed his eagerness to meet President Trump as soon as possible," said South Korea's Chung Eui-Yong.

In a tweet, President Trump called it "great progress," but insisted sanctions will remain.

On Capitol Hill Republicans said it's a sign the maximum pressure campaign is working.  Democrats called it a significant opportunity, but worry the president could go off script.

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