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Dagyum Ji was a senior NK News correspondent based in Seoul. She previously worked for Reuters TV.
In a long-awaited decision on Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump announced that North Korea, after nine years, would return to Washington's list of state sponsors of terrorism (SSOT).
Telling press that "it should have happened years ago," the President accused Pyongyang of "repeatedly" supporting acts of international terrorism, making reference to the February assassination of Kim Jong Un's half-brother Kim Jong Nam, and the death in June of U.S. citizen Otto Warmbier.
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