Otto Warmbier attends a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo released in February 2016. Photo: Kyodo via Reuters

US should keep promise to pay North Korea’s US$2 million hospital bill for Otto Warmbier, says ex-diplomat Joseph Yun, who secured student’s release

  • Former special envoy confirms he signed agreement with North Koreans for payment before Warmbier was flown out of Pyongyang in a coma in 2017
  • US President Donald Trump says ‘no money was paid’, but has not addressed whether commitment was made over bill
Topic |   North Korea

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Otto Warmbier attends a news conference in Pyongyang, North Korea, in this photo released in February 2016. Photo: Kyodo via Reuters
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