Transcript for Obama Promises 'Firm Action' Against North Korea
America will continue to lead the effort to prevent the spread of the world's most dangerous weapons. The regime in North Korea must know there will only achieve security and prosperity by meeting their international obligations. Provocations of the -- we saw last night will only further isolate them. As we stand by our allies strengthen our own missile defense. And lead the world in taking firm action in response to -- threats. Likewise the leaders of Iran must recognize the now the time for a diplomatic solution. Because -- coalition stands united in demanding that they meet their obligations. And we will do what is necessary to prevent that. From getting a nuclear weapon. At the same time. Will engage Russia to seek further reductions in our nuclear arsenals. And continued leading the global effort to secure nuclear materials that could fall into the wrong hands. Because our ability to influence others. Depends on our willingness to lead. And meet our obligations.
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