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Trump speaks with South Korea's Moon about threat from North Korea - White House
September 2, 2017 / 12:13 AM / 24 days ago

Trump speaks with South Korea's Moon about threat from North Korea - White House

U.S. President Donald Trump and Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) step from Air Force One upon arrival in Springfield, Missouri, U.S., August 30, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday and the two leaders pledged to continue to apply strong diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea, the White House said in a statement.

It also said Trump “provided his conceptual approval of planned purchases by South Korea of billions of dollars in American military equipment.”

Reporting by Eric Beech; Editing by Sandra Maler

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