1. President Donald Trump says China working on North Korea ‘problem’

President Donald Trump says China working on North Korea ‘problem’

His vice president, Mike Pence, is telling American and South Korea service members that the North's latest ''provocation,'' a failed missile launch shortly before his arrival in Seoul.

By: | Seoul | Published: April 17, 2017 6:25 AM
President Donald Trump. (Reuters)

President Donald Trump is asserting that China is working with the United States on ”the North Korea problem.” His vice president, Mike Pence, is telling American and South Korea service members that the North’s latest ”provocation,” a failed missile launch shortly before his arrival in Seoul, has laid bare the risks they face.

While the North did not conduct a nuclear test, the spectre of a potential escalated U.S. response is trailing Pence as he undertakes a 10-day trip to Asia amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric.

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