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Pompeo demands 'full enforcement of sanctions' on N.Korea

 US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today urged UN member states to uphold tough economic sanctions on North Korea and maintain the pressure on Kim Jong Un to dismantle Pyongyang's nuclear programs.


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Updated: 20-07-2018 23:11 IST
Pompeo demands 'full enforcement of sanctions' on N.Korea

The United States believes that North Korea can shed its "pariah" status at the United Nations. (Image Credit: Reuters)

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo today urged UN member states to uphold tough economic sanctions on North Korea and maintain the pressure on Kim Jong Un to dismantle Pyongyang's nuclear programs.

The United States believes that North Korea can shed its "pariah" status at the United Nations, but "it will take full enforcement of sanctions for us to get there," Pompeo told reporters after meeting with the Security Council.

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