North Korea tested new 'tactical guided projectile' to carry larger warheads Experts say the new missile is a significant upgrade of Pyongyang's military capabilities Missile tests propel North Korea to top of Biden's foreign agendaThe United States condemned Thursday's launches, which came hours before Biden held his first White House press conference since taking office in January. Biden says N Korea at top of US agenda after banned missile testIn first press conference since taking office, Biden cautions Pyongyang as it confirms test of ‘tactical projectile’. Missile tests propel North Korea to top of Biden foreign agendaNorth Korea's claim on Friday that it had launched a new type of tactical short-range ballistic missile highlighted military advances by the nuclear-armed state and propelled it to the top of new U.S. President Joe Biden's foreign policy agenda. Biden warns North Korea over escalations, but open to diplomacy'We are consulting with our allies and partners,' Biden says Biden warns of responses if North Korea escalates, but open to diplomacyPresident Joe Biden said on Thursday the United States remained open to diplomacy with North Korea despite its missile tests this week, but warned there would be responses if North Korea escalates matters. US says North Korea fired two missiles in first test under BidenBut Washington downplays action as 'common' military testing, claims Pyongyang didn't violate Security Council resolutions; launches follow joint US-South Korean military exercises A Defiant North Korea Launches Its 1st Missile Test Under BidenThe test took place off the west coast of North Korea on Sunday, just days after the country accused the United States and South Korea of raising “a stink” on the Korean Peninsula.