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

President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump defends Stephanopolous interview Trump defends Stephanopolous interview Buttigieg on offers of foreign intel: 'Just call the FBI' MORE on Saturday dismissed concerns about missile tests earlier this month and said he had confidence in North Korean Leader Kim Jong UnKim Jong UnTrump remarks deepen distrust with intelligence community Trump remarks deepen distrust with intelligence community Trump appears to walk back pledge not to use CIA informants against Kim Jong Un 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 BoltonUS ramping up digital attacks on Russia's power grid: report US ramping up digital attacks on Russia's power grid: report US-Iran tensions rise: Five things to know about oil tanker attack 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 BidenButtigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' Buttigieg on Biden's Iraq War vote: 'that vote was a mistake' Ocasio-Cortez starts petition to repeal Hyde Amendment 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.