UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has warned the government of Prime Minister Theresa May against taking part in any military action against North Korea, amid a standoff that has put the North on a collision course with the United States.
“As [US President] Donald Trump and North Korea’s Kim Jong-un trade threats and tensions escalate, the danger is growing,” Corbyn wrote in an article for the Sunday Mirror.
“In the interests of sanity and safety for the whole world, global pressure for dialogue and diplomacy must be overwhelming,” he added. “Our government must not drag our country into any military action over the Korea crisis, including joint exercises.”
The comments came after British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said in a number of tweets that London was working with Washington and its allies to find a diplomatic solution to the standoff.
On Tuesday, Trump said North Korea “will be met with fire and fury like the world has…