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Trump agreed to lift US sanctions on North Korea amid summit, reports state media

North Korean state media said on Wednesday US President Donald Trump had agreed to lift sanctions.


Reuters Last Updated at 13 Jun 2018, 05:06 IST Korea Rep., United States
Trump agreed to lift US sanctions on North Korea amid summit, reports state media
  • Trump was cited by North Korea's official KCNA news agency as saying he made the promise after pledging to end joint military exercises. (Image Credit: Twitter)

North Korean state media said on Wednesday US President Donald Trump had agreed to lift sanctions against the North in addition to providing security guarantees in the summit with the North's leader, Kim Jong Un, the previous day.

Trump was cited by North Korea's official KCNA news agency as saying he made the promise after pledging to end joint military exercises with South Korea.

There was no immediate comment about sanctions from the US side.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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