South Korea’s Defence Minister Song Young-moo (L), Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera (R) and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis. Photo: AFP

No North Korea sanctions relief until verifiable ‘denuclearisation’, Mattis says

Speaking in Singapore at the start of a meeting with the defence ministers of South Korea and Japan, US Secretary of Defence James Mattis warned that ‘we can anticipate at best a bumpy road to the negotiations’

Topic |   North Korea nuclear crisis

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South Korea’s Defence Minister Song Young-moo (L), Japan's Defence Minister Itsunori Onodera (R) and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis. Photo: AFP
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