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North Korea billed U.S. $2 million for Warmbier care - report

North Korea billed U.S. $2 million for Warmbier care - report
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea gave the United States a $2 million (£1.5 million) bill to cover its expenses for the care of comatose Otto Warmbier, who died shortly after being returned to his home in Ohio after being held in detention in North Korea, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.

The newspaper, citing two people familiar with the matter, said an invoice was handed to a State Department envoy hours before Warmbier, a University of Virginia student, was flown out of Pyongyang in June 2017.

(Reporting by Tim Ahmann and Doina Chiacu; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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