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Trump sours on South Korea as he downplays North Korea missile tests

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump said Friday that he received a "very beautiful" letter from Kim Jong Un, the North Korean leader who has repeatedly violated UN resolutions in recent weeks with a series of short-range missile tests.Speaking to reporters on the White House South Lawn, Trump described the three-page missive as "very positive," and hinted at some of the contents.Kim made clear he is not happy with US "tests," Trump said, later clarifying that he meant joint US-South Korea military exercises."He's not happy with the testing," Trump said. "It's a very small testing that we did, but he wasn't happy with the testing- he put that in the letter."Trump went on to downplay Kim's missile tests, which North Korea has said are mean ...