In this Dec. 12, 2012, file photo released by Korean Central News Agency, North Korea's Unha-3 rocket lifts off from the Sohae launch pad in Tongchang-ri, North Korea. In 2018, North Korea's government said it would destroy the facility.
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This July 22 satellite image, released and annotated by 38 North on Monday, shows what the U.S. research group says is the partial dismantling of the rail-mounted transfer structure (center) at the Sohae launch site in North Korea.
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The portraits of late North Korean leaders Kim Il Sung (left) and Kim Jong Il are displayed in Kim Il Sung square in central Pyongyang. A succession of rulers have held talks with U.S. officials.
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A residential building in Dandong, a city near China's northeast border with North Korea. Local authorities have tried to curb speculation in the property market.
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North Korea's Kim Jong Un waves during a military parade in Pyongyang celebrating what would be the 105th birthday of his grandfather and the country's founding leader Kim Il Sung.
A concrete marker with the North Korean and Chinese national flags has the words "China North Korea Border," at a crossing in the Chinese border town of Tumen in eastern China's Jilin province.
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Former NBA star Dennis Rodman presents the book The Art of the Deal to North Korea's Sports Minister Kim Il Guk last June in Pyongyang, North Korea. Until this week, Rodman was believed to be the only person who had met both Kim and the U.S. president.
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