UK News North Korea: Theresa May And Donald Trump Agree Kim Jong-Un Is 'Threat To Global Peace'

11:50  06 september  2017
11:50  06 september  2017 Source:   Huffington Post UK

US: North Korea leader Kim 'begging for war'

  US: North Korea leader Kim 'begging for war' The US says North Korea leader Kim Jong Un is "begging for war" following its biggest nuclear test to date.The American ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, said her country did not want a conflict with the Pyongyang regime but its patience was "not unlimited".

Donald Trump and Theresa May have agreed North Korea is “a threat to global peace ” in a phone call on the ongoing nuclear crisis. line of Pyongyang’s reckless ambitions”, the Foreign Secretary said there had been a “steady drumbeat of provocative and dangerous actions by Kim Jong - un ’s regime”.

The European nation has ordered Donald Trump to back down from the furious rhetoric being aimed at North Korean leader Kim Jong - un . The Hermit state increased tensions overnight by threatening a ballistic missile attack on the US territory of Guam.

  North Korea: Theresa May And Donald Trump Agree Kim Jong-Un Is 'Threat To Global Peace' © Provided by Huffington Post Donald Trump and Theresa May have agreed North Korea is “a threat to global peace” in a phone call on the ongoing nuclear crisis.

Downing Street said the pair agreed on the need for more sanctions and more pressure from China.

A Number 10 spokesman said: “Theresa May today spoke with President Trump to discuss North Korea’s most recent missile tests, which have been conducted against all standards of international behaviour.

“The Prime Minister stressed that the regime poses a threat not simply to its region but to global peace and security, and it was important for the international community to send out a clear message that such irresponsible and provocative actions must end.

N Korea 'could target Europe sooner than feared'

  N Korea 'could target Europe sooner than feared' North Korea could develop missiles that can reach Europe sooner than expected, the French defence minister has warned. Reuters reports that Florence Parly told the French military in Toulon there are risks to the continent from weapons targeted by Kim Jong Un's regime."The scenario of an escalation towards a major conflict cannot be discarded," she said in a speech.

President Trump warned Kim Jong - un ’s state that they would face “fire and fury the like of which the world has never seen” in response to North Korea developing nuclear weapons.

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N Korea 'could target Europe sooner than feared'

  N Korea 'could target Europe sooner than feared' North Korea could develop missiles that can reach Europe sooner than expected, the French defence minister has warned. Reuters reports that Florence Parly told the French military in Toulon there are risks to the continent from weapons targeted by Kim Jong Un's regime."The scenario of an escalation towards a major conflict cannot be discarded," she said in a speech.

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has warned the United Nations Security Council that North Korea is a real threat that must be dealt with now as concerns mount that it may test a sixth nuclear bomb as early as Tuesday.

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“Mrs May said Britain would work with the US and international partners to continue to exert economic pressure on North Korea through further measures including sanctions.

  North Korea: Theresa May And Donald Trump Agree Kim Jong-Un Is 'Threat To Global Peace' © Provided by Huffington Post

“The Prime Minister noted the importance of the UN Security Council continuing to present a strong and unified international voice by reaching swift agreement on new measures.

“The Prime Minister said she would also work with EU leaders on further measures the EU could take to pressure the North Korean regime.

“The Prime Minister and the President agreed on the key role which China has to play, and that it was important they used all the leverage they had to ensure North Korea stopped conducting these illegal acts so that we could ensure the security and safety of nations in the region.

“During the call, the Prime Minister also extended her condolences to the President and the US public for the loss of life and damage caused by Hurricane Harvey and expressed the UK’s solidarity with the US people at this time.”

N Korea 'could target Europe sooner than feared'

  N Korea 'could target Europe sooner than feared' North Korea could develop missiles that can reach Europe sooner than expected, the French defence minister has warned. Reuters reports that Florence Parly told the French military in Toulon there are risks to the continent from weapons targeted by Kim Jong Un's regime."The scenario of an escalation towards a major conflict cannot be discarded," she said in a speech.

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It comes as Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said China must use all its influence to end “nuclear blackmail” from North Korea.

Johnson told MPs Britain was at the heart of international efforts to bring about a diplomatic solution after Pyongyang said it had detonated a hydrogen bomb at the weekend.

The Foreign Secretary told the House of Commons: “China, which accounts for 90% of North Korea’s overseas trade, has a unique ability to influence the regime - and the House can take heart from the fact that Beijing voted in favour of the latest sanctions resolution and condemned Pyongyang’s actions in the most unsparing terms.

  North Korea: Theresa May And Donald Trump Agree Kim Jong-Un Is 'Threat To Global Peace' © Provided by Huffington Post

“I call on China to use all of its leverage to ensure a peaceful settlement of this grave crisis.”

Johnson said the rogue state’s latest nuclear test was a matter of global concern.

“At noon on Sunday, local time, North Korea tested the most powerful nuclear device ever detonated in the history of the regime’s quest for an illegal arsenal.

“The regime claimed to have exploded a hydrogen bomb capable of being delivered on an intercontinental ballistic missile.

US calls for Monday vote at United Nations on new North Korea sanctions

  US calls for Monday vote at United Nations on new North Korea sanctions The proposed US sanctions would also freeze all foreign financial assets of the government and its leader, Kim Jong Un. (AP) The US draft also identified nine ships that have carried out activities prohibited by previous UN resolutions and would authorise any UN member state to stop these vessels on the high seas without their consent and use “all necessary measures” – which in UN language includes force – to carry out an inspection and direct the vessel to a port.Diplomats said all 15 Security Council members discussed the draft on Friday, and both China and Russia appeared willing to negotiate.

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Word on the international diplomacy street is that North Korea ’s diminutive dictator, Kim Jong Un , would like to negotiate some sort of peace deal with Donald Trump and move toward normalized relations.

“We should treat that claim with scepticism, but the House must be under no illusion that this latest test marks another perilous advance in North Korea’s nuclear ambitions.”

Commending the “dignity and restraint” shown by South Korea and Japan despite both countries being “in the firing line of Pyongyang’s reckless ambitions”, the Foreign Secretary said there had been a “steady drumbeat of provocative and dangerous actions by Kim Jong-un’s regime”.

Criticising North Korea’s “brazen defiance” of the rest of the world, Johnson said: “Just as North Korea has pursued nuclear weapons with single-minded determination, so the international community must show the same resolve in our pursuit of a diplomatic solution.”

  North Korea: Theresa May And Donald Trump Agree Kim Jong-Un Is 'Threat To Global Peace' © Provided by Huffington Post

Johnson’s comments came after North Korea’s ambassador in London, Choe Il, was summoned to the Foreign Office for a dressing down from Asia minister Mark Field.

Following the meeting, Field said: “North Korea’s reckless actions have created a deeply dangerous and unstable situation.

“I urge the regime to end its illegal pursuit of nuclear and ballistic missiles and return to dialogue with the international community.”

Prime Minister Theresa May told a meeting of the Cabinet on Tuesday that North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes represent a “threat to the whole of the international community”.

US calls for Monday vote at United Nations on new North Korea sanctions

  US calls for Monday vote at United Nations on new North Korea sanctions The proposed US sanctions would also freeze all foreign financial assets of the government and its leader, Kim Jong Un. (AP) The US draft also identified nine ships that have carried out activities prohibited by previous UN resolutions and would authorise any UN member state to stop these vessels on the high seas without their consent and use “all necessary measures” – which in UN language includes force – to carry out an inspection and direct the vessel to a port.Diplomats said all 15 Security Council members discussed the draft on Friday, and both China and Russia appeared willing to negotiate.

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Speaking to senior Government ministers at their first meeting after Parliament’s summer break, Mrs May vowed that Britain would continue to work with international partners to put pressure on Pyongyang to turn away from its current course.

Downing Street has stressed Britain’s “overwhelming” preference for a peaceful diplomatic resolution to the crisis.

  North Korea: Theresa May And Donald Trump Agree Kim Jong-Un Is 'Threat To Global Peace' © Provided by Huffington Post

Meanwhile, Former Foreign Secretary Lord Hague has cautioned that Mr Trump’s threats of “fire and fury” will not deter Kim from continuing with his nuclear programme.

Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Lord Hague said: “There are no sanctions that will deter him... necessary as they are to demonstrate international disapproval.

“Nor will threatening ‘fire and fury’ or saying ‘talking is not the answer’ as President Trump did, because Kim will calculate that the US will not start a war that could be so catastrophic all round, and the stronger he gets the less likely they will be to do so.”

In a tweet, Trump said: “I am allowing Japan and South Korea to buy a substantially increased amount of highly sophisticated military equipment from the United States.”

The PM also intends to telephone French president Emmanuel Macron for talks on the crisis.

  North Korea: Theresa May And Donald Trump Agree Kim Jong-Un Is 'Threat To Global Peace' © KCNA KCNA / Reuters

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North Korea leader says he will complete nuke program.The North's state media carried Kim's comments on Saturday, a day after U.S. and South Korean militaries detected the missile launch from the North Korean capital of Pyongyang.

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