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Tillerson visits London for talks on North Korea, Libya

AP  |  London 

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is holding talks in with senior British and French officials on North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.

All three nations are permanent members of the UN Security Council which this week approved new sanctions to punish Pyongyang's latest nuclear test

The officials will also discuss the response to Hurricane Irma that has caused havoc in the southeastern United States and the Caribbean.

They will then discuss the chaos in Libya with representatives from the UN, Italy, and the United Arab Emirates.

It is Tillerson's second visit to since taking office in February. His first meeting today was with British Prime Minister

Before returning to Washington, Tillerson is due to address a press conference with his British counterpart Boris Johnson.

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First Published: Thu, September 14 2017. 16:22 IST