World will not tolerate North Korea's 'nuclear blackmail': Donald Trump

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 16 November 2017, 03:27 AM
World will not tolerate North Korea's 'nuclear blackmail': Donald Trump
World will not tolerate North Korea's 'nuclear blackmail': Donald Trump

Vowing an international campaign of "maximum pressure" on Pyongyang, including by China, US President Donald Trump has launched a warning to North Korea saying that the world will not tolerate what he called its "nuclear blackmail".

A day after returning from his marathon trip to Asia, Trump in a televised statement said, "I made clear that we will not allow this twisted dictatorship to hold the world hostage to nuclear blackmail".

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Trump said Chinese leader Xi Jinping had pledged to use Beijing's economic leverage over Pyongyang to achieve denuclearization in the North.

"President Xi recognizes that North Korea is a great threat to China", he further added.

(With PTI inputs)

First Published: Thursday, November 16, 2017 03:21 AM
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