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Japan, the United States and South Korea will bring their foreign ministers together by the end of the month to coordinate efforts to pressure North Korea over its weapons-testing activities, diplomatic sources say.
Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung Se will affirm their commitment to strengthening sanctions against the North if it continues provocative activities, including another nuclear arms test, the sources said Saturday.
The three countries are considering holding the talks on the sidelines of a U.N. Security Council ministerial meeting set to be held in New York next Friday. The prospective meeting will likely address Pyongyang’s test-firing of multiple ballistic missiles and the increased tensions in the region caused by threats of an imminent nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile test.
At the Security Council meeting, chaired by the United States, North Korea’s nuclear and missile development program …