Mattis denies diplomacy with North Korea has failed

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis vowed Thursday to continue diplomatic efforts on North Korea despite its latest ballistic missile launch. Speaking to reporters in Washington ahead of a meeting with the Libyan prime minister, Mattis said he was “not willing” to acknowledge that diplomacy has failed to reverse the North’s nuclear and missile ambitions. “We will continue to work diplomatically. We will continue to work through the United Nations, the United Nations Security Council, and we will be unrelenting in that,” Mattis said.
“At the same time, our diplomats will speak from a position of strength because we do have military options.”

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2 thoughts on “Mattis denies diplomacy with North Korea has failed

  • Dec 1, 2017 @ 10:42 at 10:42

    I would prefer if the USA would spent all our tax-payer money on prosecuting internal corruption BEFORE they get into the next war.

  • Dec 1, 2017 @ 16:13 at 16:13

    Of course has not failed! Best place to discuss with Kin is on neutral territory, like for a sample Cuba. They have there a good place called Guantamona, or something like that.


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