Leaders of US, France Discuss N. Korean Issue

Trump says his North Korea comments 'may not be tough enough'

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For its part, the White House published a communiqué according to which the two leaders called for North Korea to "cease its provocative behaviour and brought to the climbing" and reaffirm "their mutual commitment to a denuclearization of the Korean peninsula".

"The United States, with their allies, are ready to implement a full range of measures diplomatic, economic and military" to put an end to the nuclear threat of north korea, explained the White House in a press release.

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Thursday that President Donald Trump is willing to launch a pre-emptive strike against North Korea if other options are exhausted.

US Senator Lindsey Graham addressed the rising tensions between the USA and North Korea.

The Chinese foreign ministry said Xi urged Trump to avoid "words and deeds" that would "exacerbate" the already-tense situation and to exercise restraint and seek a political settlement.

This was revealed after a Defense Intelligence Agency report indicated that the country has manufactured a miniaturized nuclear warhead which can fit inside long-range missiles capable of reaching that continental United States. Friday morning, Trump tweeted that the military was "locked and loaded" should North Korea "act unwisely".

President Donald Trump is seeking continued help from China's president in addressing the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear developments.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says he will do everything he can to protect the Japanese people as tensions escalate over North Korean plans to send missiles flying over Japan toward Guam.

Soderberg criticizes the president's lack of diplomacy and she personally wishes that the worldwide community increase pressure on North Korea rather than use outright force.

"I think it's only fair to point out he inherited this crisis", Mr. Gore told Newsweek.

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