Two days before attending the opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang Olympics, Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea that the U.S. will maintain its unyielding stance in dealing the country’s nuclear missile program. North Korea will attend the games under a unification flag with South Korea.
According to Reuters, Pence made the comments in Tokyo after a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.
“I’m announcing today the United States of America will soon unveil the toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever,” Pence said. “We will continue to isolate North Korea until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile program once and for all.”
He added: “We will not allow North Korea to hide behind the Olympic banner the reality that they enslave their people and threaten the wider region.”
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