He also said it was "ridiculous" that the United States first slapped Russian Federation with sanctions carried in the same bill that penalised North Korea, and "then asked us to help impose sanctions on North Korea".
The White House said Trump and Turnbull "confirmed that their two countries will intensify joint efforts to denuclearize North Korea".
The Pentagon says U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has reassured his South Korean counterpart of the "ironclad" U.S. commitment to defend the American ally.
South Korean Defense Minister Song Young-moo is encouraging the U.S. to regularly deploy "strategy assets", like aircraft carriers and nuclear bombers in the country.
Their conversation came days after North Korea's latest and most powerful nuclear test.
Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Japanese Defense Minister Itsunori Onodera discussed North Korea's September 2 test of a nuclear device in a telephone conversation yesterday, chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White said.
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THAAD is an acronym for Terminal High Altitude Area Defence, a US-designed anti-ballistic missile defence system.
"Let our potential adversaries take pause and note that the only naval force more powerful than the U.S. Pacific Fleet is the entirety of the United States Navy", he said. "THAAD is a missile defense system for the theater of operations". Further protests have been called for Thursday by activists opposed to the presence of THAAD.
The system has a radar that can see deep into Chinese territory.
"It is clear that it is impossible to solve the problems of the Korean peninsula by sanctions and pressure alone", Putin said at the economic forum in Vladivostok, following talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-In.
The announcement came three days after North Korea claimed to have successfully tested a hydrogen bomb, jolting not only South Korea and the US but also its ally China.
Following North Korea's repeated provocations-including launching a missile over northern Japan last week and a sixth nuclear test on Sunday-Moon appeared significantly more comfortable with the presence of the US system over South Korea's skies.