Dunford was responding to questions about comments by Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon, who was quoted in an interview with The American Prospect as saying "there's no military solution" to the North Korean problem.
Mr Trump wrote: "The alternative would have been both catastrophic and unacceptable!" But it is also an issue between the North and the United States.
He has been in Asia this week, visiting South Korea, Japan and China. "But we don't need to be impatient", Moon said. North Korea simply lacks the capability to execute such a test in a way that doesn't open them up to global embarrassments like having the missiles fail or be shot down by the US.
The 10-day command post exercise known as Ulchi Freedom Guardian is to begin Monday and will involve tens of thousands of USA and South Korean servicemembers.
The official daily Rodong Sinmun criticised the South Korean leader, who in a Tuesday speech asserted that Seoul's "big challenge at present" was the "issue of North's nukes and missile".
Kim has said he will put off making a decision on whether to launch the missiles towards Guam, wanting to watch the United States administration's actions a while longer.
"Kim Jong Un of North Korea made a very wise and well reasoned decision". This has been different from the USA president's efforts to put "maximum pressure" on North Korea for its missile tests and nuclear program.
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He homered again on the first pitch from Tony Watson leading off the eighth. "It's something special, like a World Series (game)". Chicago took a 2-1 lead in the fourth when Delmonico's first homer of the game extended his hitting streak to 11 games.
Mr Trump's recent aggressive comments about deploying possible military options underscored his resolve to counter the threat from the North's nuclear weapons and missile programmes.
"If North Korea provokes again, it will face with much harsher sanction and won't stand it in the end".
Moon Jae-in also declared, amid fears in South Korea that threats from President Donald Trump to unleash "fire and fury" on Pyongyang could lead to real fighting, that there would be no second war on the Korean Peninsula.
Moon said he believes the two Koreas must restart a dialogue, but it will take time.
However, he noted that the United States had the right to retaliate against North Korea's threats and even potential aggressive actions.
In June, China initiated a road map for the settlement of North Korean crisis, a so-called double freeze plan, which outlines a scenario where there is simultaneous cessation of North Korea's nuclear activity and US-South Korean military exercises.
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Both defense leaders reiterated the importance of the alliance and expressed their commitment to build a stronger partnership based on mutual trust and cooperation, White said, noting that they will meet later this month in Washington.