US President Donald Trump walked out of February’s Hanoi summit without a deal after North Korea’s Kim Jong-un asked for the removal of nearly all sanctions in return for dismantling the country’s main nuclear facility. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump walked out of February’s Hanoi summit without a deal after North Korea’s Kim Jong-un asked for the removal of nearly all sanctions in return for dismantling the country’s main nuclear facility. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump walked out of February’s Hanoi summit without a deal after North Korea’s Kim Jong-un asked for the removal of nearly all sanctions in return for dismantling the country’s main nuclear facility. Photo: AFP
North Korea

US mulls suspending sanctions if North Korea agrees to denuclearisation, Yonhap reports

  • Washington is considering lifting sanctions on Pyongyang’s exports of coal and textiles for 12 to 18 months, according to the South Korean news agency
  • But the potential deal is contingent on the hermit kingdom dismantling its main nuclear facility and freezing its entire nuclear programme, a source says

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US President Donald Trump walked out of February’s Hanoi summit without a deal after North Korea’s Kim Jong-un asked for the removal of nearly all sanctions in return for dismantling the country’s main nuclear facility. Photo: AFP US President Donald Trump walked out of February’s Hanoi summit without a deal after North Korea’s Kim Jong-un asked for the removal of nearly all sanctions in return for dismantling the country’s main nuclear facility. Photo: AFP
US President Donald Trump walked out of February’s Hanoi summit without a deal after North Korea’s Kim Jong-un asked for the removal of nearly all sanctions in return for dismantling the country’s main nuclear facility. Photo: AFP
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