The Trump administration has enforced sanctions more stringently due to concerns Kim Jong-un is not serious about denuclearisation. Photo: AP

Seoul pledges to keep pace with US pressure on North Korea ahead of Trump-Kim summit 2019

  • South Korea says it won’t prematurely ease sanctions until there is denuclearisation
  • But Pyongyang’s highest-level diplomat to defect to the South, Thae Young-ho, said the North would not abandon nuclear weapons even if it was paid “trillions of dollars”
Topic |   North Korea

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The Trump administration has enforced sanctions more stringently due to concerns Kim Jong-un is not serious about denuclearisation. Photo: AP
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