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North Korea

NPR's Ted Clark reports that a diplomatic row between the United States and North Korea is likely to undermine efforts to normalize relations between the two countries. North Korean diplomats headed for the U.N. Millennium summit were searched by American Airlines security personnel in Frankfurt, Germany. The angry North Koreans turned around and went home, after loudly denouncing the United States as a "rogue" nation. The diplomatic delegation included the North Korean number two official, who had been scheduled to hold first time, face-to-face meetings with the leaders of Japan and Russia in New York.

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