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Return to the country of a pastor freed by North Korea

Return to the country of a pastor freed by North Koreaā€¯

A Mississauga, Ont., pastor released from prison in North Korea this week has returned to Canada.

Canada's foreign minister is refraining from using the kind of heated rhetoric about North Korea as U.S. President Donald Trump.

"What North Korea is doing is absolutely unacceptable, and it's posing an unacceptable security threat both in the region and to the entire world", she said. He was later convicted of attempting to subvert the authoritarian regime of Kim Jong Un and sentenced to life in a labour camp.

Asked about Trump's language on North Korea, Freeland said Canada stands by all of its allies, including the United States. "When they are threatened, we are there", she said. A delegation of the government of canada was made this week to Pyongyang in North Korea, for its release.

"We need to seek ways to de-escalate the situation", she said.

Pak said it was not clear whether Pastor Lim, 62, would be at the press conference, but said he would attend church services on Sunday.

The family of the pastor Hyeon Soo has confirmed to the Globe and Mail that it was well arrived and that he was resting.

A Canadian pastor who was released from imprisonment by North Korea three days ago, returned home on Saturday.



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