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U.S. says Trump "can't imagine Russia pleased" with N.Korea missile
May 14, 2017 / 3:16 AM / 5 months ago

U.S. says Trump "can't imagine Russia pleased" with N.Korea missile

WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. 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.

Reporting by Ju-min Park and Jack Kim; Editing by Robert Birsel

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