The United Kingdom says it support the warning by President Donald Trump to return “fire and fury” against North Korea if it continued to threaten the U.S. with nuclear attacks.
Amb. Matthew Rycroft, UK Permanent Representative to the UN, told UN Correspondents on Wednesday after a meeting of the Security Council that both countries were united against North Korea over its nuclear threats.
“The United Kingdom stands shoulder to shoulder with the United States in tackling this threat and many others.
“We are united in calling on the North Korean regime to halt its nuclear programme.
“The whole of the Security Council has come together behind that and I think that we should see the President’s public comments as one of the many strands of US activism,’’ the British envoy said.
Rycroft pledged that the UK would continue to work closely with the United States and its international partners to ensure that the DPRK.