Twitter explains why President Trump's North Korea tweet wasn't removed

Twitter explains why President Trump's North Korea tweet wasn't removed

Twitter explains why President Trump's North Korea tweet wasn't removed

The United States has imposed sanctions on 26 people as part of its non-proliferation designations for North Korea and nine banks, including some with ties to China, the US Treasury Department's Office Of Foreign Assets Control Sanctions said on Tuesday.

Beijing has responded by voting in favor of increasingly harsh United Nations resolutions over North Korea's nuclear and missile development programs and announced Saturday that it will limit energy supplies to North Korea and stop buying its textiles as dictated by the latest sanctions.

A legislator at the meeting told South Korea's Yonhap news agency that the North Korean military showed no immediate signs that it detected the planes' arrival Saturday.

Twitter noted "informational relevance" and public interest as its motives for not pulling the tweet in which US President Donald Trump said the North Korean leader "will not be around for long".

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North Korea is deploying military aircraft to the east of the country after U.S. B-1B bomber jets arrived in South Korea over the weekend, NHK World reports. China is estimated to account for roughly 90% of North Korea's foreign trade, with money and goods flowing back and forth across a land border that runs for 880 miles.

They also ban sales of natural gas to North Korea and purchases of the North's textile exports, another key revenue source.

North Korea leader Kim Jong-un said that he was acting very badly and said words that should never be said, "We respond to m, not a response from what we do, something that is not stopping".

U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson will visit China from Thursday to Saturday for talks with senior officials that will include the crisis over North Korea and trade, the State Department said on Tuesday.

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The Trump administration is using new sanctions authority to punish eight North Korean banks and 26 bank workers living overseas.

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis toned down the rhetoric on Tuesday, saying Washington wanted a diplomatic solution to the crisis.

"A war on the Korean peninsula will have no winners and would be even worse for the region and regional countries", Lu told a regular news briefing.

"We hope the United States and North Korean politicians have sufficient political judgement to realise that resorting to military force will never be a viable way to resolve the peninsula issue and their own concerns", Lu said. "Like I've said multiple times before, if North Korea stops its reckless choices, the table for talks and negotiations always remains open", Moon said.

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Mr Trump said the measure would also disrupt other trade avenues for North Korea in efforts to halt its nuclear weapons program. Late Wednesday, North Korea's foreign minister responded to the threat by comparing Trump's comments to a "barking dog".

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