Rex Tillerson expected to press Asian Countries on North Korean threat

MANILA , Philippines (KTUU) Secretary of State Rex. Tillerson arrived in the Philippines Saturday ahead of regional meetings with Southeast Asian Nations.

During the meetings Tillers is expected to press China and other Asian Countries to take tougher action against North Korea after its recent missile tests.

Earlier this week Tillerson said the U.S. is not looking for a regime change in North Korea, and that they might be willing to talk with Pyongyand under the right circumstances.

North Korea’s foreign minister is also attending the meetings, but a state department officials said Tillerson has no plans to meet with him.

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