The goal of the U.S. and all its partners is denuclearization, he stressed. China, the country with the greatest influence on North Korea, is on board even if it remains wary of putting too much pressure on its neighbor out of fear it might collapse.
Kerry also told lawmakers that the administration is making progress in its effort to hold people accountable for the Sept. 11 assault on a U.S. diplomatic installation in Benghazi, Libya. Several suspects have been identified as culpable in the attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, he said, and the U.S. is working through the evidence and making its case.
More than seven months after the attack, no one has been brought to justice.
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