Trump and Japan’s Abe spoke about North Korea

Trump and Japan’s Abe spoke about North Korea
White House spokesman said the two presidents agreed to continue close communication and coordination. (File/AFP)
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Updated 22 December 2019

Trump and Japan’s Abe spoke about North Korea

Trump and Japan’s Abe spoke about North Korea
  • US and Japan agree to continue cooperating, especially after recent threatening statements by North Korea
  • North Korea said the United States was trying to drag out denuclearization talks ahead of the US presidential election

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump spoke on Saturday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about developments related to North Korea, Iran, and trade, a White House spokesman said.
“President Trump and Prime Minister Abe agreed to continue close communication and coordination, particularly in light of recent threatening statements issued by the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea,” White House spokesman Judd Deere said, referring to North Korea’s official name.
The call came after North Korea said the United States was trying to drag out denuclearization talks ahead of the US presidential election next year.


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