U.S.-led meeting says sanctions pressure on North Korea must been maintained

Reuters News
Posted: Jan 16, 2018 12:29 PM

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Participants at a 20-nation meeting on North Korea said on Tuesday that sanctions pressure must be maintained on Pyongyang to force it to abandon its nuclear weapons program.

"We must increase the costs of the regime’s behavior to the point that North Korea must come to the table for credible negotiations," U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told the one-day meeting in Vancouver.

(Reporting by David Ljunggren and David Brunnstrom)