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Admiral says North Korea aiming to reunify Korean Peninsula

AP  |  Washington 

The senior US Navy overseeing military operations in the Pacific says North Korean leader Un's long-term goal is to reunify the divided under his totalitarian regime.

Adm tells the House Armed there's a prevailing view that Kim needs a nuclear arsenal to safeguard his regime. But Harris says Kim is after much more.

He says Kim's "long view" is reunification under "a single Communist system." Harris says any future talks with must be focused on ridding the peninsula of nuclear weapons.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 23:05 IST