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north Korean leader Kim Jong un on Friday said his country's latest round of missile test was a warning for South Korea , Yang test fired two short range ballistic missiles on Thursday with Kim on hand to watch the launches according to state news agency KCNA Kim said quote we are forced to continue to develop super powerful weapon systems to remove the potential and direct threats to the security of our country that exist in the south the test of what the south said with the new missile was the second two months in the first since Kim met with US president Donald Trump at the demilitarized zone between the two Koreas last month , the two agreed then to revive stalled nuclear talks but analysts say the test launch raises doubts about those negotiations state department spokeswoman Morgan Ortega's on Thursday call for the north to avoid making any more provocative moves that we want to have diplomatic engagement with the north Koreans %HESITATION and we you know continue to urge the north Koreans to resolve %HESITATION all of the things that the president and the chairman can have talked about %HESITATION through diplomacy south Korean defense official told Reuters the missile showed similar features to the ones Kim tested in may a small fast projectile that experts say is easier to hide launch a maneuver in flight among the north's concerns are south Korea's purchase of U. S. stealth fighter jets and plans for joint military drills with the U. S. next month