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Sen. Cardin Calls North Korea Briefing “productive”

May 1st, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The US aims to pressure North Korea into ending its nuclear and ballistic missile programs with tightened sanctions and diplomacy. Top officials hope to end the standoff peacefully, but also raised military options.  The Trump administration hosted an unusual, hour-long classified briefing on North Korea for all 100 senators earlier in the day – a meeting one Democrat senator described as "sobering."  US Senator Ben Cardin of Maryland, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee's top-ranking Democrat, said that the US needed a strategy to change North Korea's economic and security situation for it to end its nuclear and missile programs…


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