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‘It will be a very sad day for North Korea’ if U.S. takes military action: President Trump did not rule out military action with North Korea as he insisted all options remain on the table in the face of nuclear threats from Kim Jong Un.

“Military action would certainly be an option. Is it inevitable? Nothing’s inevitable,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “It would be great if something else could be worked out.”

Trump promised that if the U.S. does strike, “it will be a very sad day for North Korea.”

Speaking at a joint news conference following his meeting with the emir of Kuwait, Trump refused to say whether he would demand that North Korea give up all its nuclear weapons, saying he did not want to reveal his negotiation strategy.

On Sunday, North Korea issued a statement that it had conducted its sixth nuclear test. To ratchet up the pressure, Trump aides have also suggested additional sanctions against countries that do business with the rogue regime, yet that could threaten U.S. relations with China, which is North Korea’s biggest trading partner.

“I can tell you that North Korea is behaving badly and it’s got to stop,” Trump said.

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‘It will be a very sad day for North Korea’ if U.S. takes military action: President Trump did not rule out military action with North Korea as he insisted all options remain on the table in the face of nuclear threats from Kim Jong Un. “Military action would certainly be an option. Is it inevitable? Nothing’s inevitable,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “It would be great if something else could be worked out.”Trump promised that if the U.S. does strike, “it will be a very sad day for North Korea.” Speaking at a joint news conference following his meeting with the emir of Kuwait, Trump refused to say whether he would demand that North Korea give up all its nuclear weapons, saying he did not want to reveal his negotiation strategy.