The North Korea summit: How we got here

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By Emilie Plesset
Gwen Ifill Fellow

President Donald Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un met for a historic summit in Singapore this week where the North Korean leader "reaffirmed" his promise to work towards denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula. While Trump has expressed confidence in Kim's dedication to following through with their agreement, this was not the first time Pyeongyang had made such promises.

Here’s a look back at how the U.S.-North Korean relationship got to this point.