Seoul convened a Committee of the national security Council after the missile launch from the DPRK
TOKYO, 16 Oct — RIA Novosti, Yekaterina Plyasunova. The South Korean government is holding an emergency meeting of the standing Committee of the national security Council in connection with the failed missile launch North Korea, reports Yonhap news Agency.
According to the Agency, during the meeting, attended by heads of the Ministry of defense, Ministry of foreign Affairs, the Ministry of unification, the intelligence service and other key agencies will discuss measures in response to Pyongyang’s actions.
Earlier on Sunday, the joint chiefs of staff of the armed forces of South Korea reported about the failed missile launch of the DPRK. According to the South Korean military, Pyongyang tried to hold the start uncertain missiles in the County, yuktae-Dong province of hamkyung province. The type of missile is not yet known, but experts do not exclude that it could be a ballistic missile medium-range KN-15.
Yesterday in Pyongyang held a parade on the occasion of the 105th anniversary of former DPRK leader Kim Il sung, which was attended by the leadership of the DPRK and about 200 specially invited to the country by foreign journalists. Central in the capital, the square named after Kim Il-sung, as previously reported, demonstrated the latest missiles, which can be still in development.
To intimidate Pyongyang in the sea of Japan part of carrier strike group of U.S. warships led by the nuclear aircraft carrier “Carl Vinson”. Japanese and South Korean media these days is actively developing the theme of possible attack by the United States on North Korea. For its part, the General staff of the Korean people’s army has threatened that in case of provocations Pyongyang will cause “sudden pre-emptive strike” on us military facilities.