Pence evades question on North Korea sabotage

"We want to send an unambiguous message especially to north Korea that any attempt to use weapons of any kind against our allies in this region or American forces overseas will be defeated and will be met with overwhelming force", Pence said.

Pence on Wednesday also restated the USA commitment to a peaceful resolution to the DPRK's missile and nuclear programs but intimated that it would be no pushover.

None of the dozen or so North Korea experts contacted by Business Insider said large-scale military action against the regime was credible.

Indonesia, where most practice a moderate form of Islam, has always been held up as an example of a successful Muslim democracy where followers of the faith live largely peacefully alongside religious minorities.

"As we approach the 100-day mark, the American people are going to be able to look back and see the presidency of Donald Trump and the determination and put in practice all the things that we can", he said.

Mattis did not identify the type of missile but said it was not of intercontinental range, meaning it could not reach USA territory.

"We have no schedule of a bilateral meeting either with the USA or China", Yoo said.

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El joven en una clínica a la cual llegó herido de bala en la cabeza y la muchacha en una plaza cercana en una concentración de opositores , en circunstancias aún no esclarecidas.

Pence also spoke about his visit to the demilitarized zone, where he stood outside the Freedom House on the South Korean side of the border and stared into North Korea.

"The United States is proud to partner with Indonesia, to promote and protect these values", Pence said.

Sakakibara said he explained to Pence how Japanese corporate activities have contributed to the USA economy.

"There's no question North Korea represents the most risky and most immediate threat in the Asia-Pacific and President Trump is determined to confront that threat by marshaling unprecedented cooperation with allies in the region and China and the world", Pence said.

The Trans-Pacific Partnership, which had been promoted by former US President Barack Obama and Japan as a way to counter China's influence in a fast-growing region, was written in a way to prevent implementation without the United States.

"I think (Pence) more than fully understood what we said", Sakakibara told reporters.

As leader of the world's most populous Muslim nation, Indonesian President Joko Widodo has voiced worries about Trump's immigration policy, which critics say is biased against Muslims.

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He said that while "all options are on the table", Trump was determined to work with Japan, South Korea and other allies in Asia to resolve the problem.

Nasarudin Umar (L) and Muhammad Muzammil Basyuni (R) show the Istiqlal grand mosque to US Vice President Mike Pence.

In early January, while still president-elect, Trump in a tweet threatened Toyota with tariffs over a planned new vehicle plant in Mexico.

The vice president is on a 10-day tour of Asia.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, sitting next to Pence at his official residence Tuesday, said that while Tokyo agrees new pressure on North Korea is needed and that there should not be dialogue for dialogue's sake, "Japan also places paramount importance on the need to seek a diplomatic effort to achieve a peaceful resolution to the crisis".

"It does very seriously damage the credibility of the pressure the Americans are trying to apply to North Korea", said Hugh White, who was deputy secretary for strategy and intelligence in the Australian Department of Defense from 1995 to 2000.

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But it said that had failed to happen, and that evidence of irregularities had therefore not been properly archived. Everyone and all sections - and the main opposition party in particular - must show respect.

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