French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis

French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis

French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis

The White House says that Trump " in a phone call Friday to President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) " saluted Xi for China's United Nations vote to impose tougher sanctions on North Korea. Just as we reach the 72nd anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Trump is making thinly veiled threats to again use USA nuclear weapons if North Korea continues the same behavior.

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. On Friday, the president Trump had assured that the military option was now "ready". Washington has repeatedly called on Beijing to do more against its ally north korea.

It continued, "If the Trump administration does not want the American empire to meet its tragic doom in its tenure, they had better talk and act properly".

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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.

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

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

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On Tuesday, US President Donald Trump told reporters that North Korea should stop threatening the United States, otherwise Washington will answer with "fire and fury the likes of which the world has never seen". North Korea responded by saying it was considering a plan to attack Guam and dismissed Trump's warnings as a "load of nonsense". Trump's comments, however, do not appear to be backed by significant military mobilization on either side of the Pacific, and an important, quiet diplomatic channel remains open.

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

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