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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Statement from the Press Secretary on North Korea

President Donald J. Trump commends the United Nations Security Council for passing a new resolution that increases sanctions on North Korea in response to its recent ballistic missile tests.  The President appreciates China’s and Russia’s cooperation in securing passage of this resolution.  He will continue working with allies and partners to increase diplomatic and economic pressure on North Korea to end its threatening and destabilizing behavior.