“Tillerson: diplomacy until ‘first bomb drops'”


CNN

In an interview with Jake Tapper, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says that he will pursue diplomacy in North Korea until the “first bomb drops”. MORE

“New missile test shows North Korea capable of hitting all of US mainland”


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“Trump offers North Korea a ‘brighter path,’ calls on Russia and China to do more”


POLITICO

“In a speech to the South Korean National Assembly, Trump mixed stark, harshly worded threats — “do not try us,” the president said at one point — with guarded entreaties as he presented an alternative to a nuclear-armed North Korea: “The nuclear nightmare replaced with the beautiful promise of peace.” MORE

“Trump Ominously Tweets ‘Only One Thing Will Work’ With North Korea”


HUFFINGTON POST

“WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday said “only one thing will work” in dealing with North Korea after previous administrations had talked to Pyongyang without results.

“Presidents and their administrations have been talking to North Korea for 25 years, agreements made and massive amounts of money paid,” Trump said in a tweet. .”..Hasn’t worked, agreements violated before the ink was dry, making fools of U.S. negotiators. Sorry, but only one thing will work!” MORE

“US has ‘direct channels’ to Pyongyang, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says”


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“Trump turns to sanctions, diplomacy on North Korea after threatening destruction”


CNN

“New York (CNN)President Donald Trump announced an expansion of sanctions on North Korea Thursday and praised China for taking action to limit financial transactions with the isolated communist nation.

The effort to project forward momentum in his bid to isolate Pyongyang came at the end of Trump’s four-day visit to the United Nations General Assembly, where the crisis has taken prominence in rapid-pace meetings with more than a dozen world leaders.” MORE

“Kim Vows To Tame ‘Mentally Deranged’ Trump As North Korea Threatens H-Bomb Test”


HUFFINGTON POST

“It could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific. We have no idea about what actions could be taken as it will be ordered by leader Kim Jong-un,” said North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho, according to Yonhap News.”  MORE

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