Japan expressed protest in connection with missile launch of the DPRK
Moscow. 5 APR. INTERFAX.RU Serious provocation and a violation of the relevant resolutions of the UN security Council called the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe carried out by North Korea on Wednesday morning, a new launch of a ballistic missile.
He did not rule out the possibility that new provocative actions by Pyongyang and urged to think seriously about it. The Prime Minister said that “all measures are taken to protect the lives and property of the citizens of the country in close cooperation with the United States and South Korea”.
Earlier, Secretary of state USA Rex Tillerson confirmed the new launch of North Korean missiles and said that Washington has no further comment on this matter. “North Korea launched one ballistic missile of average range. USA enough said about North Korea. I have no further comment,” reads the statement of the Secretary of state issued on Tuesday night (in the night of Wednesday Moscow time).
US Ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley has called North Korea “a threat to the world” and called on Beijing to impose sanctions on Pyongyang, told an American News channel Foх.
It all depends on China. They can exert enough pressure on KDNR and make them (Pyongyang – if) retreat. Now is the time to make it, pokazatelnymi heliported the USA at the UN
Earlier, U.S. President Donald trump said that during the talks with President of China XI Jinping for a visit, which in the U.S. begins on Thursday, he intends to seek a tougher approach to Beijing’s missile and nuclear issue of the DPRK.
According to observers, the current step of Pyongyang only strengthens Washington’s position in negotiations with Beijing. China supported the sanctions against the DPRK, however, considers it necessary the solution to all problems only through negotiations. Earlier, the US said about the futility of the six-party negotiations on the nuclear issue on the Korean Peninsula, stopped at the initiative of the DPRK.
As reported, North Korea carried out a new test launch. According to the South Korean military, it was a ballistic missile medium-range type “Puchiko-2”. She flew 60 km, reaching a maximum altitude of 189 kilometers.
The relevant resolutions of the UN security Council banned North Korea missile launches using ballistic technology.