May 17, 2022

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Pence warns N.Korea not to test Trump’s resolve, strength of U.S forces

U.S. to meet any use of conventional, nuclear weapons with “overwhelming, effective response”

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday warned North Korea not to “test the resolve” of President Donald Trump and the strength of U.S. forces in South Korea, speaking during a visit to Seoul.

At a televised news conference with South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn, Pence described the North’s nuclear and missile threats as “the region’s most dangerous and urgent threat to peace and security.”