People in Seoul watch television footage of North Korea's missile launch during a news programme on May 9. Photo: AP

US says North Korea’s WMD programme violates UN resolutions, after Donald Trump brushes off missile launch with ‘small weapons’ tweet

  • US State Department spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus declined to say if launches were of ballistic missiles or constituted weapons of mass destruction
  • She reiterated that sanctions will remain in place until Trump and Kim Jong-un ‘negotiate a peaceful end’ to North Korean weapons programme
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People in Seoul watch television footage of North Korea's missile launch during a news programme on May 9. Photo: AP
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