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Trump speaks to South Korea acting president over North Korea missiles - South Korea
March 7, 2017 / 1:18 AM / 8 months ago

Trump speaks to South Korea acting president over North Korea missiles - South Korea

SEOUL (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump discussed plans to respond to North Korea’s recent missile launches with South Korea’s acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn, an official at Hwang’s office said.

U.S. President Donald Trump arrives aboard Air Force One at Palm Beach International Airport in West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S. March 3, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Trump also had a phone call with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, reaffirming its alliance with Tokyo and condemning North Korea’s tests as a threat to regional security.

North Korea fired four ballistic missiles into the sea off Japan’s northwest on Monday, angering South Korea and Japan.

Reporting by Ju-min Park; Editing by Lincoln Feast

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