US spy chief says he got a mixed reception in North Korea, AsiaOne World News

March 3, 2015 12:09 AM

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WASHINGTON - US spy chief James Clapper said that when he made a secret visit to North Korea in November to bring home two jailed Americans he was first given a 12-course banquet and then later told by his hosts that his security could not be guaranteed.

Clapper gave details of his trip, made at the behest of President Barack Obama, for the first time during a forum on Monday at the Council on Foreign relations.

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