Trump meets with South Korean President over North Korea

US President Donald Trump has met with South Korean President Moon Jae-In, discussing ways they can apply pressure to North Korea to try avoid a war.

The two presidents discussed continued economic sanctions and diplomatic pressure to try keep North Korea in check.

They also agreed to increase South Korea’s missile capabilities, and the US is considering loosening the limits on South Korea’s ballistic missiles.

A statement from the White House read: “(Mr Trump) provided his conceptual approval of planned purchases by South Korea of billions of dollars in American military equipment.”

This is the latest in a series of actions that has seen tensions between North and South Korea and the US rising rapidly.

North Korea has conducted a series of missile tests, including one over Japanese territory, inflaming relations with the US and neighbouring countries.

Tensions have been high with both leaders using inflammatory rhetoric, including Kim Jong-un threatening Guam and Mr Trump threatening “fire and fury”.

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Ivan Leung began his media adventure in 2007 with DHK News Chinese, he worked as a journalist and the senior newsreader in Hong Kong. In 2009, he becomes the DHK English News Executive Producer and the Chief Newsreader in-charging a 20 people news team in HK and Perth, presenting “Evening News” together with Ana Godden. Ivan becomes WAMN’s Editor-in-chief after resigned from DMHK due to personal reasons. Ivan can speak fluent Cantonese, Mandarin and English.


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