The United States and Japan have reiterated their stance towards nuclear weapons in possession of North Korea asserting that they should be scrapped.
President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo agreed in a phone conversation on Monday that it is “imperative” to completely dismantle North Korea’s nukes.
The two “discussed recent developments in North Korea and confirmed they would meet again to continue close coordination in advance of the expected meeting between the United States and North Korea,” a White House statement read. “The president and prime minister affirmed the shared imperative of achieving the complete and permanent dismantlement of North Korea’s nuclear, chemical and biological weapons and ballistic missile programs.”
Trump announced recently that he was canceling the scheduled summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un but changed his mind after a more pleasing statement from Pyongyang.
Trump and Abe are set…