President Trump to make "major" announcement about North Korea, trade

President Donald Trump shares a toast during a state dinner hosted by South Korea's President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House in Seoul South Korea

Trump Promises 'Major Statement' on Trade After Trip

"We've got the same values and the same focus on ensuring that the North Korean regime comes to its senses and stops its reckless provocation and threats of conflict in our region", Turnbull said.

He does not blame other countries "for taking advantage of the United States on trade", Trump continued.

The draft chairman's statement said leaders from all 18 nations "strongly urged" North Korea to "immediately and fully comply with all relevant U.N. Security Council resolutions" and for the country to "abandon its nuclear and ballistic missile programs in a complete, verifiable and irreversible manner".

Well, it's anyone's guess what President Donald Trump has lurking up his sleeve after he hinted on Sunday to a "major" announcement on trade and even North Korea, upon his return from his 12-day, five country tour of Asia.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders later said of the meeting between Trump and Duterte: "The conversation focused on ISIS, illegal drugs, and trade".

Trump told reporters traveling with him to Hanoi on Saturday that Putin had again vehemently denied the allegations.

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Earlier, as regional leaders gathered at a colorful ceremony to open the summit in Manila, Duterte sidestepped the controversy over his war on illegal drugs and its thousands of extrajudicial killings.

Trump kicked off his trip in Hawaii on November 3, before traveling to Japan, South Korea, China, Vietnam and the Philippines. "Human rights briefly came up in the context of the Philippines' fight against illegal drugs".

Brennan says Putin is "very clever in terms of playing to Mr. Trump's interest in being flattered".

But swirling questions about Russian Federation followed Trump halfway across the globe. He says it demonstrates that Trump "can be played by foreign leaders".

Trump said the USA also remained deeply concerned about the use of chemical weapons by state and non-state actors.

He tried to have it both ways on the issue of Russian interference in last year's presidential race, saying he believes both the USA intelligence agencies when they say Russia meddled and Putin's sincerity in claiming that his country did not.

Trump was in the Philippines on Monday and remains dogged by things he has said, and has not said, about Russian Federation.

Trump said during a news conference Sunday in Vietnam that he believes US intelligence agencies, which have concluded Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 USA presidential election to help him win.

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