John Bolton insists latest North Korea rocket tests did NOT violate missile ...

John Bolton insists latest North Korea rocket tests did NOT violate missile pledge Kim Jong-un made to - but fails to say when denuclearization talks will resume The US's national security adviser said the test did not violate missile pledge Pyongyang is, however, yet to confirm when denuclearization talks will begin Short-range missiles were tested on Tuesday by North Korea

By Luke Andrews For Mailonline

Published: 09:31 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 09:39 BST, 1 August 2019

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U.S. national security adviser John Bolton said on Wednesday North Korea's recent missile tests did not violate a pledge its leader Kim Jong Un made to President Donald .

However, Pyongyang has yet to say when working-level talks on denuclearization would resume despite a meeting between Kim and on June 30 when they agreed to revive talks.

Two short-range ballistic missiles were launched on Tuesday at a low-level, which South Korea claims shows the North was testing their evasive capacities.  

US national security adviser John Bolton (pictured addressing the media at the White House yesterday) has insisted that North Korea's missile test on Tuesday did not violate pledges made to Donald Trump

US national security adviser John Bolton (pictured addressing the media at the White House yesterday) has insisted that North Korea's missile test on Tuesday did not violate pledges made to Donald

Pyongyang fired short-range missiles. They are yet to approach America about reviving stalled talks that Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un promised to resume

Pyongyang fired short-range missiles. They are yet to approach America about reviving stalled talks that Donald and Kim Jong Un promised to resume

Bolton told Fox Business Network the U.S. side was still waiting to hear from North Korea about arranging the talks.

'The firing of these missiles don't violate the pledge that Kim Jong Un made to the president about intercontinental-range ballistic missiles,' he said.

'But you have to ask when the real diplomacy is going to begin, when the working-level discussions on denuclearization will begin, as Kim Jong Un again said on June 30 he was prepared to do. We're still waiting to hear from North Korea.'

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