Basketball star Dennis Rodman arrives in Pyongyang for second trip in a year
September 3rd, 2013
07:10 AM ET
7 months ago

Basketball star Dennis Rodman arrives in Pyongyang for second trip in a year

(CNN) – Former basketball star Dennis Rodman arrived in Pyongyang Tuesday on a five-day visit amid speculation he may try to negotiate the release of jailed U.S. citizen Kenneth Bae, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

In Beijing, the gateway for flights to Pyongyang, Rodman told Reuters he was on another "basketball diplomacy tour" and would not be discussing the release of Bae.

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