Trump consults with leaders of UK, Australia, China on North Korea

(VOVWORLD) - US President Donald Trump discussed the North Korea nuclear issue with Chinese President Xi Jinping by phone on Wednesday.
Trump consults with leaders of UK, Australia, China on North Korea - ảnh 1US President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping  (Photo:

Trump said military action against North Korea is not his first choice and Xi expressed China's adamant position about resolving the nuclear issue through talks. Both leaders reaffirmed their commitment to denuclearizing the Korean Peninsula.

US President spoke with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Tuesday. Trump and May agreed to continue work on increasing diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea. He and Turnbull confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearize North Korea. Trump repeated his commitment to defending the homeland, territories, and allies of the US.

NATO on Wednesday demanded tougher implementation of sanctions against North Korea. All 29 ambassadors of the military alliance agreed to impose more thoroughly and transparently existing UN sanctions and make further efforts to apply decisive pressure to convince North Korea to abandon its current threatening and destabilizing path.