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North Korea Crisis

State sponsor of terror designation not only pointed at North Korea

Donald Trump is also telling Xi Jinping to use a heavier hand

TSUYOSHI NAGASAWA, Nikkei staff writer | China

WASHINGTON -- U.S. President Donald Trump's re-designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism came after a Chinese envoy returned home from North Korea, apparently empty-handed.

North Korea has been aggressively pursuing ballistic missile and nuclear weapon technology.

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