Tillerson says U.S. will keep up 'peaceful pressure' on North Korea – media

22:18, 27 August 2017
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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Sunday the firing of three ballistic missiles by North Korea this week was a provocative act but that the United States will continue to seek a peaceful resolution, Reuters reported.


"We do view it as a provocative act against the United States and our allies," Tillerson said in an interview on Fox News Sunday, according to Reuters.

Read alsoNorth Korea tests short-range missiles as South Korea, U.S. conduct drills - Reuters"We're going to continue our peaceful pressure campaign as I have described it, working with allies, working with China as well to see if we can bring the regime in Pyongyang to the negotiating table," he said.

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