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Trump lands in Japan, says US and allies are prepared to defend freedom

They are playing with Hideki Matsuyama, one of the world's top golfers, and Trump had warm words for his skills on the plane over

Reuters  |  Kawagoe (Japan) 

US President Donald Trump ramped up his tough rhetoric against North Korea when he arrived in Japan on Sunday, saying that the United States and its allies are prepared to defend freedom and that “no dictator” should underestimate US resolve. Trump kicked off a 12-day Asian trip and is looking to present a united front with Japan against North Korea through meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe amid heightened tensions over Pyongyang’s nuclear and missile tests. He told reporters on Air Force One en route to Asia that North Korea would figure prominently in ...

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First Published: Mon, November 06 2017. 02:13 IST