FILE - This undated file photo distributed on Sept. 3, 2017, by the North Korean government, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, second from right, at an undisclosed location in North Korea. As North Korea steps up its nuclear weapons tests and threats, South Korea’s Unification Ministry faces an almost existential crisis. It wasn’t too long ago that the ministry was one of Seoul’s most powerful government departments. But the political sway is mostly gone after a decade that saw relations between the Koreas go from bad to worse. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP, File)
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