(CNN)A ballistic missile launched early Saturday by North Korea in defiance of international pressure and at a time of heightened regional tensions appears to have failed.
North Korea disrespected the wishes of China & its highly respected President when it launched, though unsuccessfully, a missile today. Bad!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 28, 2017
CNN’s Richard Roth, Jim Acosta, Carolyn Sung, Nicole Gaouette, Elise Labott, Laura Koran, Yoko Wakatsuki, Taehoon Lee and Laura Smith-Spark contributed to this report.