US to ban travel to North Korea from Sept. 1, says Americans should leave

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August 3, 2017 00:55
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WASHINGTON - A ban on travel by US passport holders to North Korea will take effect on Sept. 1 and Americans in the country should leave before that date, the US State Department said on Wednesday.

US citizens wishing to travel to North Korea would have to obtain a special validation for their passports, which would only be granted in limited circumstances, the department said in a statement.

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