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Bill Clinton meets N Korea leader

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Former US President Bill Clinton has met North Korean leader Kim Jong-il during an unannounced visit to the country, state media have announced.

Mr Clinton is reportedly in Pyongyang to discuss the fate of jailed US journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee.

It's also thought he may also try to ease the deadlock over the North's nuclear ambitions

John Sudworth reports from Seoul.

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