Trump ‘not happy’ but insists North Korea’s missile tests not violation


U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed disappointment at North Korea’s recent missile tests but held back on criticising Kim Jong Un.Trump

Trump made this known to reporyers while sitting next to Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the Basque coastal town of Biarritz at the G7 summit in France.

“I am not happy about it, but again he is not in violation of an agreement,” Trump said.

He noted that he received a “very nice letter” from the North Korean leader last week.

“I think in the end he will do the right thing. We’ll see. Maybe not.

”Maybe. But I think he’ll do the right thing,” the U.S. president added.

North Korea has embarked on a new series of missile tests in recent months, most recently on Saturday, when two missiles were into the sea off its eastern coast.

South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed the latest test, the seventh such launch in less than a month.

The missiles were launched in the morning from the eastern city of Sondok and…

Source: Vanguard Newspaper