Nk Defections

NPR's Martha Raddatz reports that the U.S. State Department today announced that two senior North Korean diplomats have asked for political asylum in the United States. The defections come one day before the United States and North Korea were scheduled to resume talks on North Korea's missile sales to the Middle East.

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