US official who was sent to retrieve Warmbier signed an agreement to pay the surprise invoice, the Washington Post reports

The United States was handed a $2m bill from North Korea for the hospital care of American Otto Warmbier, who died soon after his release back to the US in a comatose state in 2017, after being detained for 17 months.

Acting on instructions passed down from Donald Trump, the main US official who was sent to North Korea to bring Warmbier back to the US signed an agreement to pay the surprise invoice he was handed by Pyongyang, according to the Washington Post on Thursday, which cited two anonymous sources familiar with the situation.

Related: Otto Warmbier parents blame Kim for son’s death and reject Trump’s ‘excuses’

Continue reading…

Continue reading…

Trending stories from over 100 sources, YouTube and Twitter
Our archive contains 20,057 news items. 75 articles added this week.