A TV screen shows a file footage of North Korea's missile launch during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, May 4, 2019. The signs read: "Strengthening military alertness." AHN YOUNG-JOON/AP
A TV screen shows a file footage of North Korea's missile launch during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, May 4, 2019. The signs read: "Strengthening military alertness." AHN YOUNG-JOON/AP

North Korea fires two short-range missiles; Trump says 'nobody’s happy about it'

by Kim Gamel and Yoo Kyong Chang
Stars and Stripes

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea conducted its second missile test in less than a week on Thursday, prompting President Donald Trump to express rare doubt about nuclear talks with the communist state.

The North fired two short-range missiles across the country from a northwestern area, five days after it sent another missile into the sea off its east coast.

“We’re looking at it very seriously right now,” Trump told reporters at the White House. “Nobody’s happy about it, but we’re taking a good look and we’ll see, we’ll see.”

“The relationship continues, but we’ll see what happens,” he added. “I know they want to negotiate. They’re talking about negotiating, but I don’t think they’re ready to negotiate.”

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