Pence made the remark during a meeting with representatives of the US Chamber of Commerce here before leaving for Japan, the second stopover in his 10-day Asia-Pacific tour.
Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday promised North Korea that the US military would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons.
In Moscow, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov told reporters he hopes "there will be no unilateral actions like those we saw recently in Syria and that the USA will follow the line that President Trump repeatedly voiced during the election campaign".
Pence said the US would work with allies and others in the region to apply diplomatic and economic pressure on the regime in Pyongyang until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
As a candidate, President Donald Trump said he would be willing to speak with Kim. And it seems altogether fitting that as Vice President I could be here to personally express the timeless bond between the people of South Korea and the people of the United States of America.
The nuclear test is yet to happen, but Pyongyang tested a missile Sunday which ended in failure.
"I know the president is hopeful that China will use its influence here on the Korean Peninsula with North Korea to achieve that objective", he said.
The Trump administration has signalled a more forceful U.S. stance toward North Korea's recent missile tests and threats, including a warning from Trump that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has "gotta behave". "We are with you 100 per cent".
Russia, Google reach $7.8 million settlement on Android case
In addition, Google has promised to develop a tool to make it easy for users to change their device's default search engine. The fine amounts to 9 percent of Google's revenue in Russian Federation in 2014, plus inflation, according to TASS .
Taking into account the US withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership free trade agreement, Aso put forth an idea of promoting free and fair trade rules in the Asia-Pacific region with the initiative taken by Japan and the United States.
On Sunday, as part of celebrations to mark the birthday of late North Korean founder Kim Il Sung, state television aired a concert which included a video showing the USA engulfed in flames.
Pence told reporters President Donald Trump was confident that economic and diplomatic pressure from the "family of nations" had a chance of compelling North Korea to cooperate.
"As the situation regarding North Korea is getting increasingly severe, your visit is very timely".
"It's virtually impossible to wrap up the deployment of the THAAD system before the presidential election", a defense official said.
ITV News' Senior International Correspondent John Irvine said that the United States say all options are on the table, but first and foremost it is a negotiating table at which they will lean on China. Dent said the relocation efforts for Japan and South Korea have been in the works for some time.
Defence officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan, who were in Tokyo for trilateral security talks, said in a statement North Korea should give up its weapons development irrevocably.
They were prepared to take a 2-0 lead. "So our mentality is try to get out and get some easy ones and put some pressure on them". We haven't seen him play like that in a long, long time. "We have the ability to rattle some (wins) off and hopefully we can".
A 17-year-old girl was killed Monday by a shark that attacked her while she was surfing with her father in Western Australia . The victim, 17, was surfing at Kelp Beds in Wylie Bay Beach when she was attacked , Sky News Australia reported .
Parents were happy to see their children having a good time and enjoying this fun religious holiday. "I love it. More than 600 children showed up to the event, celebrating the spirit of Easter in a community favorite venue.
There's no video evidence yet, because the drink hasn't officially launched, but if that's true, it really is magical. The more you stir it, the more the beverage turns into a pink color with tangy and tart flavors.
After a string of corporate crises, Uber is taking the unusual step of releasing financials to highlight its business growth. As Columbia University business professor Evan Rawley told Bloomberg: "That's a lot of cash to burn in a quarter".
The supposed "unmasking" of Trump's affiliates doesn't mean Rice revealed their identities either, according to the news network. In a New York Times interview published Wednesday afternoon, Trump again accused someone of a crime, citing zero evidence.
It also will offer an HV battery management mode that lets you maintain the charge and save it for later in the drive. The company has previously announced plans to introduce a dedicated new hybrid vehicle to the U.S. market in 2018.
The auction's second biggest victor is Dish, which spent $6.2 billion and acquired just over 480 wireless licenses. During the last few years when the auction rules were being formulated, T-Mobile became a thorn in the FCC's side.
Tuesday weather: Showers likely, thunderstorms possible
Thursday brings a chance of showers in the morning, before become warm and a tad bit muggy in the afternoon and evening. Clouds will return into Thursday night , with a rain and possible a thunderstorm possible after 2 a.m.
Carmelo Anthony & La La Split After 14 Years Together
And since the filing in the courts was only for a separation, there is a chance that the two may eventually work things out. TMZ is reporting the couple are living separately after La La moved out of their home last week.
Could North Korea Hit Japan with Sarin Nerve Gas Missiles?
"There is a possibility that North Korea already has a capability to put sarin on warheads to strike the ground", he said . North Korea relies mainly on domestic coal, but oil is used by the military as well as in transport and agriculture.
Harry Styles performs 'Sign of the Times'
Harry impersonated the Rolling Stone star in an SNL sketch, aside from also promoting some of his new music. After tackling some comedy, Harry was ready to perform " Sign of the Times " live for the very first time.
Ben Affleck 'ready to move on' from Jennifer Garner
Ben Affleck arrives at the European premiere of "Live by Night" at the British Film Institute in London January 11, 2017. The news comes the same day the former couple was photographed attending Easter Sunday church service with their kids.