THE WHITE HOUSE

Office of the Press Secretary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 12, 2017

*Readout of President Donald J. Trumps Call with *

*President Emmanuel Macron of France*

President Donald J. Trump spoke today with President Emmanuel Macron of France. They discussed the need to confront the increasingly dangerous situation associated with North Koreas destabilizing and escalatory behavior. President Trump and President Macron pledged to work together with allies and partners to enforce United Nations sanctions and achieve denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula. President Trump reiterated to President Macron the United States commitment to stop the North Korean nuclear menace. President Trump stated that the United States is ready, along with its allies, to apply the full range of diplomatic, economic, and military measures to achieve that goal.

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