>> President Donald Trump declaring all options are on the table Tuesday after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan in one of the most provocative moves yet by Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un. In a statement Trump saying North Korea's, quote, threatening and destabilizing actions, had signaled its contempt for its neighbors, for members of the UN and for minimum standards of acceptable international behavior, the return to harsh words a reversal from last week when Trump told a rally he believed North Korea was, quote, starting to respect us.
Reporter David Brunnstrom is on the story.>> The administration had been hoping that the pressure it had been putting on North Korea through sanctions, and through cooperation with countries like China, that this had actually led North Korea to perhaps even suspend missile testing. Obviously that's been proven not to be the case.
>> Trump now agreeing in a call with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe to turn up the heat on Pyongyang, and South Korea's president calling for a show of force, dropping bombs at a test range near the border with North Korea.>> And I think enough is enough.>> At the United Nations, Ambassador Nikki Haley showing US frustration heading into an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council.
>> No country should have missiles flying over them, like those 130 million people in Japan. It's unacceptable. They have violated every single UN Security Council resolution that we've had, and so I think something serious has to happen.>> The missile Tuesday setting off alarms in Japan as it soared over the northern island of Hokkaido, breaking into three pieces before splashing into the Pacific.
It's the first time the regime has sent a missile flying over Japan, under Kim Jong Un, who's conducted dozens of other missile launches, last month firing two intercontinental ballistic missiles believed capable of reaching the Western United States. Despite recent threats from Trump of, quote, fire and fury.>> Like the world has never has never seen.
>> The pentagon saying Tuesday diplomacy still remains the preferred option in dealing with North Korea amid fears that a direct military confrontation with Pyongyang would lead to mass casualties on the Korean Peninsula.