Trump to meet leaders of Japan, S.Korea for ‘urgent’ talks on N.Korea

WASHINGTON,(AFP) – The White House said Friday that President Donald Trump will meet the leaders of Japan and South Korea in New York next week to discuss the “urgent” threat posed by North Korea and dismissed claims there was no military option to dealing with Pyongyang. The US leader will host a lunch with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korea’s Moon Jae-in on Thursday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Trump’s National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told a White House briefing. “As Kim Jong-Un’s most recent launch demonstrates, this is one of the world’s most urgent and dangerous security problems,” he added. Hours earlier, Pyongyang had fired a missile over Japan and into the Pacific Ocean — its longest missile flight yet — in response to fresh punitive measures imposed by the UN Security Council. That launch came less

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