US says Trump 'can't imagine Russia pleased' with N. Korea missile

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May 14, 2017 06:22
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WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump "cannot imagine Russia is pleased" with North Korea's latest missile test on Sunday, as it landed closer to Russia than to Japan, the White House said in a statement.

"With the missile impacting so close to Russian soil – in fact, closer to Russia than to Japan – the President cannot imagine that Russia is pleased," the White House said in its statement.

The launch served as a call for all nations to implement stronger sanctions against reclusive North Korea, the White House added.

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