Obama, Xi agree to fully implement North Korea sanctions

US President Barack Obama (C) speaks during the opening plenary of the Nuclear Security Summit at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Apri1 1, 2016 in Washington, DCUS President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping have agreed to fully implement sanctions against North Korea, in a meeting that was promptly followed by a provocative Pyongyang missile launch. The White House said Friday that Obama and Xi agreed to “narrow differences” between the world’s two major powers during a meeting the day before. “Both leaders committed… to strengthen coordination in addressing the shared threat presented by North Korea’s pursuit of nuclear weapons and ballistic missile systems,” the White House said.

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