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02:40  24 august  2019
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Trump says he's not concerned about North Korean missile tests

Trump says he's not concerned about North Korean missile tests President Trump on Friday said he's not concerned by North Korea's latest missile test, repeatedly downplaying the projectiles as "short-range" and touting his relationship with Kim Jong Un. "They're short-range missiles and my relationship is very good with Chairman Kim," Trump told reporters in the Oval Office. "And we'll see what happens, but they are short-range missiles and many people have those missiles."When a reporter noted that

North Korea launched two suspected " short - range missiles " on Thursday, adding yet another complication into Pyongyang's stalled negotiations with the United States and peace talks with South Korea .

WASHINGTON – North Korea fired several unidentified short - range missiles from its eastern coast, the defiant nation's first launch in more than a Both the White House and South Korea 's Joint Chiefs of Staff confirmed the launches . South Korean media reported the missiles were fired about 9 a.m

North Korea fired two short-range missiles in the direction of the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, on Saturday, according to an assessment cited by two US officials.

North Korea launches more short-range missiles© AP This Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, photo provided by the North Korean government, shows what it says the launch of a short-range ballistic missile from the east coast of North Korea. North Korea on Saturday extended a recent streak of weapons displays by firing what appeared to be two short-range ballistic missiles into the sea, according to South Korea's military. The content of this image is as provided and cannot be independently verified. Korean language watermark on image as provided by source reads: "KCNA" which is the abbreviation for Korean Central News Agency. (Korean Central News Agency/Korea News Service via AP)

North Korea has been launching short-range ballistic missiles regularly in recent weeks. Saturday's launches were about 15 minutes apart.

North Korea fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles: US official

North Korea fires 2 short-range ballistic missiles: US official This is the second time in less than a week that missiles were launched.

Learn more . You're viewing YouTube in Russian. You can change this preference below. In a surprise move, the reclusive country fired several missiles around 9:00 a.m. local time and, if confirmed, would be the first launch since late 2017.

A US official said North Korea launched short - range ballistic missiles that appear to be similar to other recent launches . CNN's Kylie Atwood reports.

One week ago, the country fired two short-range ballistic missiles into the waters off its east coast, just minutes before Pyongyang vowed to cut off dialogue with Seoul and referred to South Korean President Moon Jae-in as an "impudent guy."

US President Donald Trump has downplayed the weapons tests, but analysts say they should give reason for Washington to worry. Trump will head to the G7 summit in France this weekend.

Experts believe Pyongyang has been test-firing much more technologically advanced weaponry than seen in previous years, including solid-fuel missiles that are easy to deploy on short notice and one the North Koreans may have been able to maneuver in flight.

This is ninth round of launches since May after a long break of tests since 2017.

In 2017, North Korea made a similar provocation, firing missiles on May 13 and 21, just before the G7 began in Italy.

Short-range missile tests are a violation of UN resolutions.

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North Korea launched two unidentified projectiles from South Pyongan Province toward the East Sea, also known as the Sea of Japan, on Tuesday morning, South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) said in a statement. © Handout/KCNA North Korea launches projectiles on Thursday, May 9, 2019 The JCS said they received warnings of the twin launches at 6:53 am and 7:12 am Korean time. They are believed to have flown a maximum of 330 kilometers (205 miles). require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.

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