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Report: North Korea sought $2M from US for Otto Warmbier's medical care

1 month ago   |   By WLWT

North Korea reportedly insisted the U.S. agree to pay $2 million in medical costs in 2017 before it released detained American college student Otto Warmbier while he was in a coma, according to a report published Thursday.
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Report: North Korea Demanded $2 Million From the U.S. for Otto Warmbier's Medical Care

Report: North Korea Demanded $2 Million From the U.S. for Otto Warmbier's Medical Care

1 month ago   |   By Slate

Warmbier was released to the U.S. in a comatose state and died days after he returned home.
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Report: North Korea sought $2M from US for captured American

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - North Korea reportedly insisted the U.S. agree to pay $2 million in medical costs in 2017 before it released detained American college student Otto Warmbier while he was in a coma.
The Washington Post reports that a U.S. envoy sent to North Korea to retrieve the 21-year-old student signed an agreement to pay the $2 million on instructions passed down from President Donald Trump.
The paper says the U.S. did not pay the money at least through 2017 and that it is unclear whether it paid it later.
A White House spokeswoman declined comment Thursday to The Associated Press, saying...
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Report: North Korea sought $2M from US for captured American

1 month ago   |   By National Post

WASHINGTON - North Korea reportedly insisted the U.S. agree to pay $2 million in medical costs in 2017 before it released detained American college student Otto Warmbier while he was in a coma.
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Report: North Korea sought $2M from US for captured American

1 month ago   |   By Star Tribune

North Korea reportedly insisted the U.S. agree to pay $2 million in medical costs in 2017 before it released detained American college student Otto Warmbier while he was in a coma.
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North Korea Handed U.S. $2 Million Bill For Otto Warmbier's Medical Expenses

North Korea Handed U.S. $2 Million Bill For Otto Warmbier's Medical Expenses

1 month ago   |   By CBS

North Korean officials handed a $2 million bill for medical expenses for now-deceased Otto Warmbier in 2017.
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North Korea demanded $2 million from the US for hospitalizing Otto Warmbier, who went into a mysterious coma

North Korea demanded $2 million from the US for hospitalizing Otto Warmbier, who went into a mysterious coma

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

When US diplomatic and medical personnel arrived in Pyongyang to retrieve Otto Warmbier in 2017, the North Koreans handed them a medical bill for $2 million, The Washington Post reports.
US officials, on the order of President Trump, signed off on the bill, agreeing to pay it in full, but the bill remained unpaid after Warmbier returned home.
It is unclear if the bill was paid later.
One week after a comatose Warmbier returned home, he passed away. His parents blame the North Korean regime for killing their son.
North Korea demanded $2 million from the US for medical care provided to Otto...
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North Korea tried to charge the U.S. $2 million for hostage Otto Warmbier's medical care

1 month ago   |   By National Post

BEIJING - North Korea issued a $2 million bill for the hospital care of comatose American Otto Warmbier, insisting that a U.S. official sign a pledge to pay it before being allowed to fly the University of Virginia student from Pyongyang in 2017.
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Donald Trump Agreed to Pay North Korea $2 Million for Otto Warmbier Hospital Bills, Report Says

1 month ago   |   By Newsweek

President Donald Trump reportedly approved $2 million bill for imprisoned U.S. student Otto Warmbier's medical costs before he was returned and later died.
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Before the North Koreans let a comatose Otto Warmbier leave the country, they reportedly made a US official sign a document agreeing to pay the regime $2 million for his medical care

Before the North Koreans let a comatose Otto Warmbier leave the country, they reportedly made a US official sign a document agreeing to pay the regime $2 million for his medical care

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Otto Warmbier fell into a coma for unknown reasons on January 1, 2016 - the day he was sentenced to 15 years in prison for allegedly trying to steal a propaganda poster during a trip to North Korea.
The Trump administration successfully negotiated his release in June 2017. He died six days after returning to his native Ohio.
A new Washington Post report says that the North Koreans made a US official sign a document agreeing to pay them $2 million for Warmbier's care before he could leave. It's unclear if the sum was ever paid.
Within hours of being sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for...
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North Korea sends US $2 million medical bill for Otto Warmbier's care: report

North Korea sends US $2 million medical bill for Otto Warmbier's care: report

1 month ago   |   By New York Post

North Korea slapped the US with a $2 million bill for the hospital care of Otto Warmbier - forcing an American official to sign a pledge to fork over the money before being allowed to fly the comatose student back home from Pyongyang in 2017, according to a new report. The US envoy sent to...
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