Published: Sun, August 13, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

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

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

The White House statement importantly notes that Trump has not yet ruled out a military solution to North Korea's nuclear threat.

What presidents normally do is work with their team to develop a policy that reflects the United States' allies, military generals and military analysis of how statements will impact the situation, she explained.

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.

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North Korea has reportedly been threatening to attack the USA territory of Guam more than 2,000 miles southeast of North Korea in the Pacific Ocean.

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

During a call Saturday morning (local time, Friday night time american), Mr. Xi has called on the parties to the "restraint" and to "persist in the general direction of the dialogue, negotiations and a political settlement", said chinese State television CCTV.

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In response, Japan began on Saturday to deploy its missile defense system Patriot, after threats from Pyongyang.

Trump's "fire and fury" remark on Tuesday followed reports that North Korea produced a nuclear weapon small enough to fit inside a missile. "I think they can become even better", he says, according to the same source.

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

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In an editorial on Saturday, North Korea's Minju Joson newspaper said that the USA "finds itself in an ever worsening dilemma, being thrown into the grip of extreme security unrest by the DPRK". North Korea responded by saying it was considering a plan to attack Guam and dismissed Trump's warnings as a "load of nonsense".

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