World Trump plans 'major announcement' after Asia trip, raising speculation about North Korea, trade

14:24  14 november  2017
14:24  14 november  2017 Source:   FOX News

Trump heads to Japan with North Korea on his mind

  Trump heads to Japan with North Korea on his mind <p>U.S. President Donald Trump heads to Japan on the first stop of his five-nation tour of Asia on Saturday, looking to present a united front with the Japanese against North Korea as tensions run high over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile tests.</p>Trump, who is on a 12-day trip, is to speak to U.S. and Japanese forces at Yokota air base shortly after arriving in Japan on Sunday and looked to stress the importance of the alliance to regional security.

President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he plans to make a “ major statement” following his 12-day trip in Asia , raising speculation of a breakthrough on trade or a new approach to North Korea .

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President Donald Trump tweeted early Wednesday that he plans to make a “major statement” following his 12-day trip in Asia, raising speculation of a breakthrough on trade or a new approach to North Korea.

“I will be making a major statement from the White House upon my return to D.C. Time and date to be set,” he tweeted early Wednesday.

Over the last 12 days, Trump visited key allies in the region amid the North Korean threat and attended the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in the Philippines, where he focused on trade and the rogue communist regime.

Following the meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Japanese leader Shinzo Abe on Monday, Trump said progress has been made in trade talks. “We’ve made some very big steps in respect to trade” as a result of meetings during his Asian trip, he told the reporters.

North Korea calls terror relisting 'serious provocation' by Trump: state media .
North Korea responded on Wednesday to U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to relist the county as a state sponsor of terrorism, calling it a “grave provocation and aggressive violation", North Korean state media reported. Trump put North Korea back on a list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, a designation that allows the United States to impose more sanctions and risks inflaming tension over North Korea's nuclear weapons and missile programs.

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