"It is my great honor to be here at this closing of a painful chapter in our history," U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim said. "Our relationship has withstood the tests of history and flourishes today."
U.S. returns 3 disputed bells taken from Philippines in 1901
They do have a special responsibility" to condemn North Korea's latest provocation, said Sung Kim, the Obama administration's special envoy to the talks to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula.
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