This screen grab image taken from North Korean broadcaster KCTV on August 1, 2019 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong Un watching the launch of a ballistic missile at an unknown location in North Korea early on July 31 WASHINGTON – US President Donald Trump said Thursday he had “no problem” with North Korea’s recent ballistic missile tests amid an outcry from Washington’s allies and growing fears that Pyongyang is developing long-range weapons.The North has conducted three tests over the past week, drawing condemnation from European members of the UN Security Council but a comparatively sanguine response from Trump, who has met North Korean leader Kim Jong Un three times as part of denuclearization talks.”I have no problem, we’ll see what happens but short range (missiles) are very standard,” Trump told reporters as he left the White House for a rally in Ohio.South Korea’s Yonhap news agency reported Thursday that Pyongyang had launched two unspecified short-range projectiles, a day after testing two short-range ballistic missiles that travelled 155 miles (250 kilometers) before coming down in the sea.Similar to the Wednesday launch, the latest test took place from the North’s east coast in the pre-dawn hours, Yonhap said, citing Seoul’s Joint… Read full this story
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