PressTV-Why North Koreans want to have sanctions lifted

American political analyst Keith Preston says the North Koreans want to have international economic sanctions lifted against them to follow the Chinese model of economic progress.

Preston, chief editor of, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Thursday while commenting on a statement of US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley who said on Wednesday that Washington would not wait indefinitely for North Korea to make progress on denuclearization.

“This is all in North Korea’s court… They have to understand that the international community still expects them to denuclearize and so we’re willing to wait if they want to wait, but we’re not willing to wait for too long,” Haley said in comments carried by Reuters.

“It’s going to be a long process, we knew this wasn’t going to happen overnight. We have to see denuclearization and we’re not going to stop until we get it.”

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