President Donald Trump tightened the screws on North Korea Friday, warning Pyongyang would “truly regret” taking any hostile action against the U.S. as he prepared for talks with China’s leader on the crisis. Trump has been engaged all week in a war of words with the North over its weapons and missile programs, as U.S. media reported Pyongyang has successfully miniaturized a nuclear warhead. The Republican billionaire has progressively ramped up the tone throughout the week and on Friday declared that the U.S. military is “locked and loaded.” He had earlier brandished a threat of unleashing “fire and fury” on Pyongyang, then noted Thursday maybe that statement “wasn’t tough enough.” But Trump also appeared to be open to diplomacy, saying he would speak on the phone Friday night with Xi Jinping, the president of China — isolated North Korea’s giant neighbor and closest ally. “We have been working very closely with China and with other countries,” Trump said. “Nobody loves a peaceful solution better than President Trump,” he said. The North’s official KCNA news service in an editorial accused Trump of “driving the situation on the Korean peninsula to the brink of a nuclear war,” calling the US “the… Read full this story
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