10 months NKorea tests new weapon; Trump downplays firing Manilatimes |World
SEOUL, South Korea: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a “new weapon” test, state media reported Sunday, the latest in a series of launches that United States President Donald Trump has played down as Washington seeks to restart nuclear talks with Pyongyang. The report carried by the Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) followed Trump’s comments that Kim had expressed a willingness to meet once the US-South Korean exercises are over and apologized for the slew of missile tests. Saturday’s launch was the North’s fifth test in two weeks as it protests the annual military drills under way between Seoul ... more