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North Korea Says Trump Agreed to Lift Sanctions After Meeting

Andy Sharp
North Korea Says Trump Agreed to Lift Sanctions After Meeting

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said Donald Trump offered to lift sanctions against his regime when they met Tuesday in Singapore, state media reported, a claim that contrasts with the U.S. president’s rhetoric that the economic strictures would remain. The report from the Korean Central News Agency, which was published after Kim returned home from his meeting, noted Trump’s vow to suspend U.S. military drills in South Korea. The last point was noteworthy since it went further than Trump did in his public comments during and after the meeting.