Australia, Japan agree to keep pressure on North Korea

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<pAustralia and JapanNorth Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons program and enforcing sanctions on Pyongyang.

<pAustralian Foreign Minister Marise Payne said Australia<pPayne and Kono had discussed sanctions enforcement with the United State at last month's U.N. General Assembly in New York<pMeanwhile, Australia and Japan warned China and the United States to settle their differences over trade and political issues using existing rules.

<p"No country wishes for a new cold war," Kono said.

<pPresident Donald Trump has stepped up pressure on China by raising tariffs on billions of dollars of Chinese goods. Beijing has retaliated by imposing penalties on billions of dollars of U.S. products.