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The White House
Office of the Press Secretary
For Immediate Release

Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia

President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia to discuss North Korea’s claimed test of a hydrogen bomb on September 3.  The two leaders condemned North Korea’s belligerent actions and confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearize North Korea.  President Trump reaffirmed his commitment to defending the homeland, territories, and allies of the United States, using all available diplomatic and military capabilities.  The two leaders also discussed a range of global issues of mutual concern.