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U.S. expects 'significant' progress on tougher North Korea sanctions: diplomat

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. diplomat for East Asia said on Tuesday he was confident the United Nations would make "significant" progress on tougher sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear program, despite apparent differences with China over targeting coal exports.
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