US Poised To Remove North Korea From Terrorism List

11/09/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Glenn Kessler Washington Post

The Bush administration appears poised to provisionally remove North Korea from the State Department's list of state sponsors of terrorism, perhaps as soon as tomorrow, sources close to the administration said.

The move would keep alive a faltering effort to eliminate Pyongyang's nuclear weapons programs. President Bush had promised to delist North Korea last June but never took action after U.S.-North Korean talks on a plan to verify North Korea's claims on its nuclear programs broke down.

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