05 September 2017

News Story: Abe, Trump agree to increase pressure on N. Korea after nuclear test

TOKYO (Kyodo) -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald Trump agreed in telephone talks late Sunday to seek to put the strongest pressure on North Korea after Pyongyang carried out its sixth nuclear test.

Abe also spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin shortly afterward, urging Russia to cooperate at the U.N. Security Council to address North Korean issues, the prime minister told reporters.

During their second telephone conversation of the day, Abe and Trump also agreed they cannot tolerate North Korea's reckless action, he said.

Read the full story at The Mainichi

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