Trump nominates North Korea envoy as State Department No. 2

Trump nominates North Korea envoy as State Department No. 2

President Trump on Thursday nominated North Korea envoy Stephen Biegun as deputy secretary of state. Biegun would replace John Sullivan as the State Department’s No. 2 official. Biegun has been at the forefront of US efforts to broker an agreement with Pyongyang to stem its nuclear program, and is expected to retain responsibilities for diplomacy with the country.

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