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US considers restoring North Korea to terror sponsor list

Rex Tillerson said US wants re-engage with Kim Jong Un but on different footing than previous talks

Press Trust of India  |  Washington 

Kim Jong Un
Kim Jong Un

The Trump administration is reviewing whether it should restore to the list of state sponsors of

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson yesterday said US wants re-engage with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but on a different footing than previous talks.

"We're reviewing all the status of North Korea, both in terms of state sponsorship of as well as the other ways in which we can bring pressure on the regime in Pyongyang to re-engage with us, but we re-engage with us on a different footing than past talks have been held," Tillerson told reporters at a news conference.

First Published: Thu, April 20 2017. 07:32 IST