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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, right, and U.S. President Donald Trump address reporters in Tokyo on Nov. 6.
International relations

Abe, Trump sticking with hard line on North Korea

Japan remains tight-lipped on options discussed in summit

TOKYO -- Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and President Donald Trump once again reaffirmed cooperation in containing the North Korean nuclear threat, and now the U.S. leader will travel to neighboring Asian countries to convince them of the merits of their "maximum pressure" strategy.

"We were in complete agreement as to the measures to be taken upon the analysis of the latest situation" involving North Korea, Abe told reporters during Monday's joint news conference following his summit with Trump.

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