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Pence Warns North Korea of Donald Trump’s ‘Resolve’ on Nuclear Standoff

Pence's remarks come after North Korea's failed missile launch on Sunday and continuing threats of its nuclear and defense capabilities

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    The U.S. military says North Korea launched a missile Sunday morning, bnut it blew up almost immediately after launch. President Donald Trump was briefed and a senior White House official says there are no indications Vice President Mike Pence will change plans to visit South Korea Sunday. NBC's Janis Mackey Frayer in Seoul, South Korea, has more on the failed launch. (Published Saturday, April 15, 2017)

    Vice President Mike Pence made an unannounced visit to the perilous Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea Monday, warning the North not to test America's military strenth, NBC News reported.

    "All options are on the table," the vice president said, reiterating that the U.S. or South Korea would not tolerate further nuclear or missile tests from the North.

    Pence's remarks come after the North's failed missile launch on Sunday and continuing threats of its nuclear and defense capabilities.

    Pence said that the U.S. would achieve its objectives when it comes to the North through "peaceable means or ultimately by whatever means are necessary to protect South Korea and stabilize the region," adding that America stands with the South "100 percent."

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