South Korea believes Trump administration would maintain US policy on North

The North conducted its fourth and fifth nuclear tests in January and September, drawing widespread international condemnation.

By: Reuters | Seoul | Published:November 9, 2016 12:25 pm
South Korea, North Korea, US elections, US presidential elections 2016, US election reaction, US Election Live, news, latest news, world news, international news, US presidential elections, 2016 US election Live Update, US presidential elections live updates, US presidential elections voting updates, US Election 2016 “Candidate Trump has expressed his clear position by saying after North Korea’s nuclear test that such provocation by the North is a direct threat to the United States,” South Korean Foreign Minister said. (source: AP)

South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se said on Wednesday that he believed Donald Trump would maintain the current US policy of pressuring North Korea over its nuclear and missile tests, if he wins the presidential election. “Candidate Trump has expressed his clear position by saying after North Korea’s nuclear test that such provocation by the North is a direct threat to the United States,” Yun said.

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He made the comments in a meeting with members of parliament scheduled to discuss the results of the US presidential election. The North conducted its fourth and fifth nuclear tests in January and September, drawing widespread international condemnation.