Moon, Abe to Pressure N. Korea to Extreme Level

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Speaking before the tea ceremony, which was followed by a dinner and talks with Abe, May said this model could be used to speed up post-Brexit trade arrangements with other countries. "We think that China has a role to play and we'd encourage China to do everything it can to bring pressure on North Korea to stop this".

Mrs May said: "I think what I have made clear is what the United Kingdom is looking at and what the United Kingdom is doing and that is looking at pressure on North Korea, which is discussions about further sanctions and it's about the sort of change that China can bring".

Britain wants new United Nations sanctions against North Korea that would target guest workers sent mostly to Russian Federation and China, and whose wages are a source of revenue for Pyongyang. "We want to continue to bring pressure on North Korea to ensure that they desist this action".

Earlier Thursday, Beijing slammed a report that suggested the US, Japan and Britain were planning fresh punitive measures against the North, saying calls for sanctions were "destructive" and that those measures alone "cannot fundamentally resolve the issue".

Japanese corporate executives are looking to get a clearer sense of the U.K.'s plans for its exit from the European Union as well as its potential impact on business in a meeting with British International Trade Secretary Liam Fox here on Thursday.

Before the meeting, May described Japan as "the UK's closest security partner in Asia" and a "like-minded partner". That's what I'm going to be doing here with Prime Minister Abe.

May is in Japan to soothe their fears, but the visit has been overshadowed by North Korea's missile test over north Japan.

He told Abe that the Seoul government immediately convened a National Security Council meeting to denounce the launch and had four Air Force fighters conduct a bombing exercise in a show of force, which he called the highest level response South Korea has taken.

President Moon said the missile launch through Japanese airspace went beyond a provocation and was an "outrageous violence" against a neighboring country.

May is spending three days in Kyoto and Tokyo, including a series of talks with Abe, an audience with Emperor Akihito, and a speech to the UK-Japan trade conference.

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