Trump reverses 'unnecessary' new sanctions on North Korea
White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders today said Mr Trump "likes Chairman Kim and he doesn't think these sanctions will be necessary".
In a tweet, Mr Trump wrote, "It was announced today by the U.S. Treasury that additional large scale Sanctions would be added to those already existing Sanctions on North Korea".
But he added, "I have today ordered the withdrawal of those additional Sanctions!"
The White House did not immediately respond to questions about which sanctions Mr Trump was referring to.
His administration on Thursday sanctioned two Chinese shipping companies suspected of helping North Korea evade sanctions – the first targeted actions taken against Pyongyang since Mr Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met in Hanoi last month.
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