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"A very sad day for North Korea" if the U.S. attacks: Trump

Friday, September 08, 2017 - 01:20

U.S. President Donald Trump says he would prefer to avoid military action to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat, but added that previous diplomatic efforts have failed to pressure Pyongyang from developing its missiles. He told reporters at the White House that ''North Korea's behaving badly and it's got to stop''. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) STORY: U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday (September 7) he would prefer to avoid military action to deal with North Korea's nuclear threat, but said previous diplomatic efforts have failed to pressure Pyongyang from developing its missiles. "Military action would certainly be an option. Is it inevitable? Nothing is inevitable," Trump said during a news conference. "I would prefer not going the route of the military," Trump said. "If we do use it on North Korea, it will be a very sad day for North Korea."

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"A very sad day for North Korea" if the U.S. attacks: Trump

Friday, September 08, 2017 - 01:20