The Associated Press reports:
President Donald Trump said Tuesday that “all options are on the table” in terms of a U.S. response to North Korea’s launch of a missile over Japan.
In a terse, written statement Tuesday, Trump said that with the missile launch North Korea has “signaled its contempt for its neighbors, for all members of the United Nations, and for minimum standards of acceptable international behavior.”
“Threatening and destabilizing actions only increase the North Korean regime’s isolation in the region and among all nations of the world,” Trump said. “All options are on the table.”
Trump later told reporters, “We’ll see, we’ll see” when asked what he would do about North Korea. Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, was departing the White House for a trip to survey storm damage in southeast Texas.
Watch South Korea carrying out bombing drills shortly after a North Korean missile passed over Japan. pic.twitter.com/RShEMkVc21
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This was the eerie siren that woke residents up in Japan after a missile from North Korea flew over Hokkaido island pic.twitter.com/0W65cAWkZc
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