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Macron discusses N. Korea sanctions with Trump, Abe

2017-09-10 09:22:36       source:Asahi Shimbun

September 10, 2017

PARIS--France's Emmanuel Macron discussed increased pressure and sanctions on North Korea on the telephone with U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Saturday, the French president's office said.

The three leaders stressed the need for a "united and firm" reaction from the international community toward Pyongyang, Macron's office said.

South Korea was bracing on Saturday for a possible further missile test by North Korea as it marked its founding anniversary, just days after its sixth and largest nuclear test.

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