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Pompeo says sanctions to remain until N. Korea denuclearizes

By Bloomberg
11 June 2018   |   12:37 pm
The U.S. will keep economic sanctions in place until North Korea eliminates its nuclear weapons capability, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said at a news conference in Singapore, delivering a stern message to Pyongyang ahead of Tuesday’s historic summit between President Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un.

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