The United States, Japan and South Korea will press for further sanctions on North Korea at the United Nations despite opposition to a measure earlier this week that would have condemned Pyongyang for a missile launch.
In a joint statement, President Trump and the leaders of the two other countries said they would “never accept” a nuclear-armed North Korea.
They said they would press “for the early adoption” of a new U.N. resolution imposing new sanctions on North Korea.
The statement, which followed a meeting held by Trump, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on the margins of a G-20 meeting in Hamburg, Germany, did not spell out the nature of the new sanctions.
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