The phone call came as the U.N. Security Council was holding its second emergency meeting in a week
South Korean army's K-1 tanks move during a military exercise in Paju, South Korea, near the border with North Korea, Monday, Sept. 4, 2017. photo: AP/Ahn Young-joon, photo: AP/Ahn Young-joon
04 of September 2017 12:19:01
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and his South Korean counterpart spoke on the phone Monday morning for the first time since North Korea boasted of another nuclear test.Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in agreed to remove the limit on the payload of South Korean missiles as part of the countries' response to the North's move on Sunday, South Korea's presidential office said in a statement. The North claimed it had detonated a hydrogen bomb underground.Both leaders also agreed that the latest test was a grave provocation that was "unprecedented."