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

Reuters News
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Posted: Sep 01, 2017 8:11 PM

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)