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U.S. Deepens Asian Ties to Deter North Korean Nuclear Threat

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US President Barack Obama (C) speaks during a trilateral meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) and South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on March 31, 2016 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)
US President Barack Obama (C) speaks during a trilateral meeting with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) and South Korea's President Park Geun-Hye on the sidelines of the Nuclear Security Summit at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on March 31, 2016 in Washington, DC. / AFP / MANDEL NGAN (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

The following is an excerpt from Josh Lederman | March 31, 2016 | Time.com |

The three countries are urging the world to help enforce U.N. sanctions against North Korea

(WASHINGTON)— The United States pledged Thursday to deepen cooperation with allies South Korea and Japan on deterring the North Korean nuclear threat, working to ramp up pressure following worrying provocations. Leaders of the three countries urged the world community to vigilantly enforce new U.N. sanctions.

President Barack Obama didn’t disclose what further steps the countries might take as he met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and South Korean President Park Geun-hye on the sidelines of a nuclear security summit. But he said the countries had directed their teams to work together to help bring about a denuclearized Korean Peninsula.

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