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North Korea nuclear test: Trump agrees to end limits on S Korea's missiles

The US top United Nations representative said that North Korea is 'begging for war'

ANI  |  Washington D C 

North Korea nuclear test

The on Monday announced that the United States and have agreed to remove the limits on South's missile payload capabilities after North Korea's sixth and most powerful

readout of the call between US President Donald Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-In said that Trump "gave his in-principle approval to South Korea's initiative to lift restrictions on their missile payload capabilities," The Hill reported.

"also provided his conceptual approval for the purchase of many billions of dollars' worth of military weapons and equipment from the United States by South Korea," the statement added.

Leaders of both countries have also agreed on "maximizing the pressure on using all means at their diposal" after the Pyongyang claimed on Sunday that they it has successfully tested a hydrogen bomb that can be placed on an (ICBM).

The US top United Nations representative said that is "begging for war" and urged UN Security Council to impose "the strongest possible measures" on Pyongyang over its sixth and largest

The United States top UN representative said that is "begging for war" and urged UN Security Council to impose "the strongest possible measures" on Pyongyang over its sixth and largest

Earlier, US Defence Secretary James Mattis had strongly warned of "massive military response," if it threatened the US or its allies.

Trump on Sunday termed a "rogue nation" for conducting nuclear tests and said that its "actions continue to be very dangerous to the Washington."

In a series of tweets, Trump further said that has become a great threat and embarrassment to China.

First Published: Tue, September 05 2017. 10:14 IST
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