The Australian prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, says his half-hour phone call with Donald Trump was ‘a very warm’ conversation that included discussion of North Korea’s nuclear threats. ‘We are absolutely of the one mind in condemning this reckless conduct,’ he says. ‘We discussed the importance of the full enforcement of the current sanctions regime and the importance of additional sanctions which, of course, are under consideration at the moment, being imposed in the future.’ He says both Australia and the US ‘will continue to encourage China to bring more economic pressure to bear on North Korea to bring this regime to its senses’.

Malcolm Turnbull backs Trump on North Korea: ‘We are of one mind’

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