The RF Ministry of defense: ballistic missile of the DPRK fell to 500 miles from Russia


MOSCOW, may 14. /TASS/. The Russian means of missile warning was recorded launch of a ballistic missile of the DPRK, she flew away from Russia. This was reported in the defense Ministry.

“Russian System of missile attack warning (early warning system) about 23:30 GMT 13 may detected launches of ballistic missiles from the DPRK. Ballistic target was accompanied by means of early warning system for 23 minutes of flight before falling in the Central part of the Japan sea (about 500 km from the territory of Russia)”, – stated in the message.

The trajectory of the rocket passed in the direction from the border of Russia and at a considerable distance, added the Agency. “There is no danger of the Russian Federation this missile launch is not represented. Means of the Russian system of missile warning and on-duty air defense forces are on combat duty as planned”, – noted in the defense Ministry.