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Russia, China call for restraint after Trump comment on North Korea

2017-10-10 09:12:53       source:Sydney Morning Herald

October 10, 2017

Russia and China have called for restraint on North Korea after US President Donald Trump warned over the weekend that "only one thing will work" in dealing with Pyongyang, hinting that military action was on his mind.

The comments followed an extraordinary interview by Republican senator Bob Corker, who told the New York Times that Trump risks setting the nation "on the path to World War Three".

Corker, who was once considered a vice presidential candidate for Trump, told the newspaper he was alarmed about a president who acts "like he's doing The Apprentice or something" - in a reference to the reality television show that Trump had once hosted.

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