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US officials say no added conditions for NKorea

3 months 1 week 3 days ago Sunday, March 11 2018 Mar 11, 2018 March 11, 2018 11:05 AM March 11, 2018 in News
Source: Associated Press
Image: People watch a TV screen showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump, left, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, March 9, 2018.
WASHINGTON - Trump administration officials say there will be no more conditions imposed on North Korea before a first-ever meeting of the two nation's leaders beyond the North's promise not to resume nuclear testing and missile flights, or publicly criticize U.S.-South Korean military exercises.
  
The officials are talking about this past week's announcement that President Donald Trump has agreed to meet the North's Kim Jong Un by May.
  
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin tells NBC's "Meet the Press" that he expects the meeting to take place unless the North Koreans "don't meet their obligations on testing and on missiles."
  
Deputy White House spokesman Raj Shah says on ABC's "This Week" that North Korea also must refrain from public criticism of the military exercises that are expected to be held in April. There has been no official announcement of dates.

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