>> The US and South Korea agreeing to push for more sanctions on North Korea following its recent series of nuclear and missile tests. South Korean President Moon Jae-in speaking with US President Donald Trump on the phone on Sunday. Both looking to strengthen cooperation as tensions in the Korean peninsula continue to rise.
>> The two leaders agreed to exert stronger and practical sanctions on North Korea. So the regime realizes provocative actions lead to further diplomatic isolations and economic pressure, and eventually into the path of collapse.>> This comes after Pyongyang's latest launch on Friday, sending a missile over Japan for the second time in under a month.
North Korea announcing that it aims to reach an equilibrium of military force with the US, as it continues to work towards creating a missile capable of hitting the country's mainland. The UN Security Council stepped up saying sanctions Pyongyang earlier this month, imposing a ban on North Korea's textile exports and capping its imports of crude oil.
But Washington warns that its patience for diplomacy is very thin.