Trump says 'I have confidence' after past North Korea missile tests

President TrumpDonald John TrumpO'Rourke: Trump driving global, U.S. economy into recession Manchin: Trump has 'golden opportunity' on gun reforms Objections to Trump's new immigration rule wildly exaggerated MORE on Saturday dismissed concerns about missile tests earlier this month and said he had confidence in North Korean Leader Kim Jong UnKim Jong UnHong Kong protests present Trump, Xi with painful choices North Korea launches missile tests, insults South Korean president Trump crosses new line with Omar, Tlaib, Israel move MORE.

"North Korea fired off some small weapons, which disturbed some of my people, and others, but not me," he wrote. "I have confidence that Chairman Kim will keep his promise to me."

National security adviser John BoltonJohn Robert BoltonTrump meets with national security team on Afghanistan peace plan Live-action 'Mulan' star spurs calls for boycott with support of Hong Kong police A US-UK free trade agreement can hold the Kremlin to account MORE on Saturday called the North Korean missile tests a violation of United Nations resolutions

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“U.N. Security Council resolutions prohibit North Korea from firing any ballistic missiles,” Bolton told reporters in Tokyo, according to The Associated Press ahead of Trump's arrival Saturday. “In terms of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions, there is no doubt about that.”

The president also said he "smiled" when Kim referred to 2020 Democratic front-runner former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPossible GOP challenger says Trump doesn't doesn't deserve reelection, but would vote for him over Democrat Joe Biden faces an uncertain path The Memo: Trump pushes back amid signs of economic slowdown MORE as a "low IQ individual."

North Korean state media outlet KCNA on Tuesday called Vice President Joe Biden a “fool of low IQ”  after Biden called Kim a tyrant.

President Trump is in Japan this weekend to meet with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.