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India tells US Secretary of State it'll keep embassy in N Korea

Tillerson, New Delhi discuss broader Indo-Pacific cooperation

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calls on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday (Photo by Press Information Bureau)

NEW DELHI -- India's trade with North Korea has become "minimal" but it will not close its embassy there, the country's External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj told visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday.

"I and Secretary Tillerson had an open discussion on [North Korea]," Swaraj said after a meeting with her U.S. counterpart, who arrived in India on Tuesday night for a three-day visit.

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