President Trump's harsh words at the UN have drawn criticism from other diplomats and world leaders, including some friendly to Washington.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Trump should tone down his rhetoric against North Korea.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said President Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is wrong.
China's Foreign Ministry said the international community should "maintain restraint" while implementing the UN Security Council resolutions and should take steps that ease the situation.
Beijing has been blaming not only Pyongyang, but also the U.S. for pushing the regime into a corner.