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Donald Trump heads to Japan with North Korea on his mind

Aerial drills conducted over South Korea by two US strategic bombers have raised tensions in recent days.

Bloomberg 

US President Donald Trump heads to Japan on the first stop of his five-nation tour of Asia on Saturday, looking to present a united front with the Japanese against North Korea as tensions run high over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile tests. Trump, who is on a 12-day trip, is to speak to US and Japanese forces at Yokota air base shortly after arriving in Japan on Sunday and looked to stress the importance of the alliance to regional security. Ballistic missile tests by North Korea and its sixth and largest nuclear test, in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, have ...

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First Published: Sun, November 05 2017. 01:08 IST
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