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US meets Korean War allies, wants more pressure on NKorea


January 17, 2018

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called on Tuesday for nations to step up the U.S.-led "maximum pressure" campaign against North Korea by thwarting efforts to evade sanctions and interdicting ships conducting illicit trade with the pariah nation.

The uncompromising message, delivered to a gathering of 20 nations that were on America's side during the Korean War, was coupled with skepticism among the allies over North Korea's sincerity in its recent diplomatic opening with the U.S.-allied South.

"We must increase the costs of the regime's behavior to the...

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