Abe and trump have agreed to work on containment of the DPRK

Shinzo Abe, Donald Trump

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and U.S. President Donald trump agreed to maintain close contact on the issue of North Korea. About it reports Reuters referring to the statement of the head of the Japanese Cabinet.

According to Abe, the parties will require Pyongyang to show restraint as tensions in the region increases.

Abe told reporters after a telephone conversation with trump that he appreciated the position of leader of the United States, showing that all options are considered when it comes to North Korea.

Sunday, April 23, it was reported that the Maritime self-defense force of Japan announced the beginning of joint exercises with carrier strike group (CSG), the U.S. Navy, led by the aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson” in the Pacific ocean.

The situation on the Korean Peninsula is one of the most intense topics of international politics. Earlier it was reported that Washington is ready to launch a preemptive strike on North Korean military targets if Pyongyang decides for another nuclear test. The DPRK said that in this case, will carry out a pre-emptive strike. Later sources reported that the United States currently do not intend to use military force against North Korea, and will focus on providing diplomatic and sanctions pressure.