Donald Tramploline: trump promised Japan’s “absolute” support in response to the rocket launch by the DPRK
The President of the United States Donald trump during a joint press conference with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe ignored the question of journalists about the launch of North Korean missiles. About it reports on Sunday, February 12, RIA Novosti.
Trump, answering questions of journalists at his estate in Florida where he invited Abe, also did not speak about the attitude to his national security Advisor, Michael Flynn, whom the media accused of discussing with Russia the issue of sanctions, and, whether he intends to watch the next parody of himself in the show, NBC TV.
The US President was limited to the story about how spent the day with Abe. “We are very, very good to know each other,” he said.
Meanwhile, as Reuters reports, the White house spokesman said that trump informed about the launch of North Korean missiles. Washington continues to “closely monitor the situation,” the official said.
At the Pentagon, in turn, confirmed the fact of missile tests. Source Reuters in the Ministry said that it launched the rocket probably wasn’t Intercontinental.
North Korea launched a rocket of unknown type from the East coast province’s do, 12 February at 07.55 local time (01.55 GMT). The government of Japan reported that it fell into the sea of Japan. According to the South Korean military, it flew about 500 kilometers.
Acting President of South Korea Hwang Kyo-Ahn has promised to prepare an “equivalent” response to the actions of the DPRK and to “punish” Pyongyang. Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida announced the intention to seek the convening of the UN Security Council, reports TASS.