Sin also said six-nation talks aiming to make the Korean Peninsula free of nuclear weapons were "throttled at birth".
From two continents, top Trump administration officials warned Tuesday that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the United States was ready to work to achieve a peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
"But the era of strategic patience is over", he declared. "Hopefully he wants peace and we want peace and that's going to be the end determination, but we're going to see what happens".
Yet Abe and Pence affirming the foundation for a peaceful solution represents a shift in tone for the USA following the nation's recent airstrike on Syria, use of a massive ordnance air blast bomb in Afghanistan and orders to send the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier near the Korean Peninsula.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday that Moscow can not accept the DPRK's "reckless nuclear actions".
After Xi's return to China, Trump continued to pressure him.
Pence also said on Tuesday that all options were on the table in dealing with North Korea, but that President Donald Trump is determined to work with Japan, China and South Korea to find a peaceful solution. In return, he said, the USA will accept trade deficits with China.
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On April 17 North Korea's Vice-Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol told the BBC in Pyongyang, that despite global condemnation and growing military tensions with the U.S., North Korea will "be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis". How to stop him is a puzzle, but it is one to which Trump and other US leaders need to find a solution. -South Korean installation, which is just outside the 2.5-mile wide (4 kilometers) DMZ.
"The North Korea regime is a reckless and unsafe threat to peace and stability in our region and, indeed, in the world", Turnbull told reporters in Canberra.
In Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, speaking to a parliamentary session Monday, said: "Needless to say, diplomatic effort is important to maintain peace. But dialogue for the sake of having dialogue is meaningless".
The North has said such launches are an act of deterrence against a potential invasion by the US or South Korea. While the North did not conduct a nuclear test, the specter of a potential test and an escalated US response has trailed Pence as he undertakes his Asian tour.
In the video, that missile was joined by other missiles shooting into sky, passing over the Pacific and exploding in giant balls of flames in the United States.
The discussions on the text follow bold statements made this week by both US Ambassador Nikki Haley and North Korea's Deputy Ambassador Kim In Ryong. We've said it as clearly as we can possibly say it.
Trump acknowledged on Sunday that the softer line he had taken on China's management of its currency was linked to its help on North Korea.
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