Trump warns US ‘patience is over’ with North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump – Calls for additional sanctions to thwart the North’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes

President Donald Trump has warned the US patience with North Korea’s “reckless and brutal regime” has run out and called on the international community to back additional sanctions to thwart the North’s nuclear and ballistic missile programmes.

During his remarks at the White House alongside South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday, Trump also vowed to “strengthen” the US-South Korea alliance.

“The era of strategic patience with the North Korean regime has failed,” said Trump. “Frankly, that patience is over.

“Our goal is peace, stability and prosperity for the region. But the United States will defend itself – always will defend itself. Always. And we will always defend our allies,” he said.

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Source: Al Jazeera online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.