Trump on 9/11: Nowhere to hide anywhere on this very large earth

US President Donald Trump attends a national moment of silence on the 16th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade center using his 9/11 memorial speech to issue a warning to anyone planning future attacks on the US.

The president, who recently announced his administration’s strategy for the long-running conflict in Afghanistan, which began in 2001 as supposed hunt for the organizers of the September 11 attacks, warned Monday that “We are making plain to these savage killers there are no dark corner out of our reach, no sanctuary beyond our grasp and nowhere to hide anywhere on this very large earth.”

The event was the first commemoration as president for a New York native who has described the destruction of the Twin Towers as a “defining” event in his political life. Trump’s wife Melania also accompanied the president and joined a minute’s silence at 9.37am – the precise moment the first plane hit the World Trade…

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