BRUSSELS (Reuters) - G7 leaders will call on North Korea on Friday to get rid of its nuclear weapons if it wants sanctions against the country to be lifted, a senior European union official said on Tuesday.
The G7 are the United States, Canada, Japan, Britain, France, Germany and Italy. Their leaders are to meet in Canada on June 8-9.
"We expect a strong and united G7 message to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea to deliver a complete, verifiable and irreversible de-nuclearisation of the Korean peninsula if the current sanctions pressure is to be gradually lifted," the official said ahead of the summit.
(Reporting By Jan Strupczewski, editing by Larry King)
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Updated Date: Jun 06, 2018 01:06 AM