France's Macron speaks to Trump, warns over N Korea escalation

France's Macron speaks to Trump, warns over N Korea escalation

France's Macron speaks to Trump, warns over N Korea escalation

United States President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron have discussed North Korean issues and agreed to work to denuclearize North Korea.

In a statement Saturday, Macron said the situation "undermines the preservation of global peace" and the North Korean regime "poses a serious threat to the security of its neighbors". "President Trump stated that the United States is ready, along with its allies, to apply the full range of diplomatic, economic and military measures to achieve that goal", the readout of the phone call released by the White House said".

President Trump suggested that his earlier warning to North Korea that it would be "met with fire and fury" if it continued to threaten the U.S. Washington has repeatedly called on Beijing to do more against its ally north korea. This last was in a hurry Saturday, during a telephone conversation, his american counterpart Donald Trump to avoid the "words and acts" that could "exacerbate" the tensions are already high in the Korean peninsula. "While force remains on the table, this path where the global community increases pressure on North Korea must be tried first", said Soderberg. North Korea's Central News Agency (KCNA) later reported that Pyongyang was "carefully examining" plans for a missile strike on the Andersen Air Force Base located on the US Pacific territory of Guam.

On Friday, the Defense Ministry said it was deploying four of Japan's surface-to-air Patriot interceptors in western Japan to respond to a possible risk of fragments falling from missiles. "I think he's there mentally".

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Tensions around the Korean Peninsula started to rise in light of the implementation of the North Korean missile program.

This week, Trump has issued stern warnings to North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un.

Washington has been repeatedly stating that no option including the use of military force could be ruled out.

"We just didn't do it in public", she said.

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