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'Too soon' to tell if Korean Olympic thaw will last: Mattis

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis cast doubt Sunday on whether North Korea's charm offensive at the Winter Olympics would lead to a lasting rapprochement between Pyongyang and Seoul. "Clearly it is too early to say... if that is going to have any traction once the Olympics are over," Mattis said. "In the midst of all of this, he (North Korean leader Kim Jong Un) ran a military parade that highlighted his ballistic missiles," Mattis told reporters on his plane en route to Rome on the first leg of a European tour.
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