What Bishop, Trump discussed in private
FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop had a one-on-one chat with President Donald Trump in New York overnight where they discussed Australia and the United States’ shared determination to stop North Korea’s weapons program.
The face-to-face encounter followed Mr Trump’s forceful speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, where he vowed to “totally destroy” the rogue nation if it attacked the US or its allies and urged other countries to follow his “America first” doctrine by putting their citizens first.
While she characterised the face-to-face encounter as a “private conversation”, Ms Bishop did provide some detail about what they discussed in response to a question from news.com.au.
“We discussed specifically the…