Readout of President Donald J. Trump’s Call with President Xi Jinping of China

FILE - In this Friday, April 7, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping pause for photographs at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla. when Trump was meeting again with Xi with U.S. missile strikes on Syria adding weight to his threat to act unilaterally against the nuclear

President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with President Xi Jinping of China to address issues regarding North Korea.  President Trump criticized North Korea’s continued belligerence and emphasized that Pyongyang’s actions are destabilizing the Korean Peninsula.  The two leaders reaffirmed the urgency of the threat posed by North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs, and committed to strengthen coordination in achieving the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.