Trump Tagged again DPRK as Terrorist Country

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The DPRK had been removed from that list the US Department of State makes during the presidential mandate of George W. Bush in 2008, as part of the efforts in favor of an agreement on the nuclear talks. North Korea would join Iran, Sudan and Syria on the list of state sponsors of terror.

Trump's announcement comes days after his return from a five-nation tour of Asia, which focused on curbing Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions.

Under U.S. law, a government must have "repeatedly provided support for acts of worldwide terrorism" in order to be included on the Sponsors of Terrorism list.

Some members of Congress had been pushing for years for North Korea to be put back on the list, but others questioned whether the reclusive regime met the criteria of actively sponsoring worldwide terrorism.

"Today the United States is designating the North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism".

"This designation will impose further sanctions and penalties on North Korea. and supports our maximum pressure campaign to isolate the murderous regime", Trump said.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson listens as President Donald Trump announces that the United States will designate North Korea a state sponsor of terrorism during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Washington.

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United Nations spokesperson Farhan Haq said the UN has "nothing to say" about the USA designation of North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism.

"The Treasury Department will be announcing an additional sanction - and a large one - on North Korea", he said.

USA officials involved in the internal deliberations said there was no debate over whether the slaying of half-brother Kim Jong Nam was a terrorist act.

In February, Kim's potential rival and elder brother Kim Jong-Nam died after he was sprayed with a nerve agent in Kuala Lumpur airport, in an assassination blamed on Pyongyang.

The official added that the country "clearly fit the criteria for a state sponsor of terror in a previous administration".

At the request of Warmbier's family, six Democratic and six Republican senators later urged the State Department to consider reinstating North Korea to the list. It limits US foreign assistance, bans defense exports and sales, boost limits on exports of dual-use items and affects financial transactions, according to the State Department. "The regime also continues its push to develop nuclear weapons and intercontinental ballistic missiles, threatening global security", Royce added.

"The North Korean regime must be lawful", the president declared.

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