How to remove rust from vintage embossed tin paneling?

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Have removed a piece of vintage embossed tin paneling from a old home that has areas of rust but no damage. How do I remove the rust safely and the next steps to prepare to repaint. Plan to use the paneling as a backsplash in kitchen so do I need to apply a sealant over the new paint?
Thank you!

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