Tillerson opens summit with a vow to keep up pressure on North Korea

VANCOUVER — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that the United States would not stop joint military exercises with South Korea in exchange for North Korea freezing its nuclear weapons program, and promised to keep squeezing Pyongyang economically and diplomatically until it abandons its quest. “We must increase the costs of the regime’s behavior […]

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Vancouver meeting focuses on sanctions as Koreas explore detente

VANCOUVER (Reuters) – A meeting of states that backed South Korea in the Korean war will look at ways to better implement sanctions to push North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons, officials said, even as the North and South explore detente ahead of next month’s Winter Olympics. Foreign ministers and senior officials from 20 […]



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