The White House said in a statement on Sunday: “the President Donald Trump was informed about recent rocket launch, North Korea, taking into consideration that the missile was very close to Russian territory, closer to Russia from Japan.”
The statement quoted Trump as saying that he “could not imagine that Russia is satisfied with the process all this.”
The statement noted that the repeated provocations by North Korea should be a call to all States to impose stricter sanctions on Pyongyang.
The statement added: “North Korea has already represent a clear threat for too long. Let this latest provocation an appeal to all States for tougher sanctions against North Korea. “