President Trump on Monday reinstated North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism, in an effort to crack down on Kim Jong Un's nuclear program. The nation was first listed in 1988, but former President George W. Bush removed it in 2008 while attempting to negotiate a nuclear deal. "Today the United States is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism," Trump said in his announcement. "In addition to threatening the world by nuclear devastation, North Korea has repeatedly supported acts of international terrorism including assassinations on foreign soil." North Korea joins the likes of Sudan, Syria, and Iran as a state sponsor of terrorism.
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