The US and Japan have requested that the UN Security Council meet on Wednesday to discuss North Korea's latest missile launch, diplomats said on Tuesday.
Trump, speaking on Tuesday about N. Korea's latest missile launch, told reporters: "It is a situation that we will handle."
South Korea's foreign ministry on Friday strongly condemned North Korea's missile launch earlier in the day.
U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said on Thursday that North Korea's missile launch over Japan "put millions of Japanese into duck and cover."
The United States cautioned on Wednesday it was ready to use force if need be to stop North Korea's nuclear missile program.