Leaders from Japan, Australia, US affirm to continue cooperation for countering North Korea issue
Source :NewsBharati   Date :13-Nov-2017

Manila, November 13: Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before starting his regional tour already told that he would ask global leaders to pressurize North Korea. As expectedly, he talked about the issue with US President Donald Trump, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. Three leaders agreed on Monday in Manila to maximize pressure on North Korea due to its nuclear nukes and escalating tension in Korean Peninsula.

Japanese Foreign Ministry said that the three leaders "affirmed their ongoing close coordination based on their shared understanding of the importance of using every possible means to raise pressure on North Korea to the maximum possible extent, including by fully enforcing U.N. Security Council resolutions."

After 3 years, these three countries’ leader sat on a tri-lateral meeting. To continue peace and prosperity in the region, three leaders confirmed “unshakable bonds of the Japan-U.S.-Australia (relationship).”

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called North Korea issue an immediate challenge which three countries are facing. Australian PM also said the three countries share "the same values and the same focus in ensuring that the North Korean regime comes to its senses and stops its reckless provocation of threats of conflict in our region."