South Korea promised a “resolute” response to the rocket launch in the DPRK
South Korea will “firmly” respond to “provocations” from North Korea. This was stated by the Minister of defence of the Republic of Korea Kim Gwangjin during a meeting with Korean security Council after North Korea conducted a launch of its rocket, reports Yonhap.
In turn, the Ministry of foreign Affairs of South Korea condemned the missile tests in North Korea and warned that Pyongyang will be taken “serious punitive measures” in the event of a nuclear test in the DPRK, or “provocative actions.”
That North Korea conducted the launch, said South Korea’s military on April 16. According to the Agency Yonhap, citing the Korean defense Ministry, the missile launch in North Korea was unsuccessful.
The fact of the missile launch was confirmed by the American military.
According to them, she was running around the port city of yuktae-Dong, but exploded almost immediately after launch
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As told to Reuters a us official, most likely the launched North Korean rocket was not an Intercontinental ballistic missile. Another interviewee noted that it was launched from earth.
The US President Donald trump was informed about the missile launch of the DPRK, but it did not commented.