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Trump administration: No concessions to North Korea in talks

2018-03-12 10:07:54       source:The Washington Post

March 11, 2018

Trump administration officials said Sunday that the United States had made no concessions to the North Korean regime in exchange for what would be a historic meeting between President Trump and the reclusive nation’s leader, Kim Jong Un.

But the White House also left open the possibility that the talks, which South Korean officials have said would happen by the end of May, could ultimately not occur — particularly if North Korea conducts nuclear or missile tests in coming weeks.

“There’s the possibility,” White House spokesman Raj Shah said on ABC News’s “This Week” of the prospects of the talks falling through. “If it does, it’s the North Koreans’ fault. They have not lived up to the promises that they made.” 

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