Launched by North Korea on the morning of 29 may, the rocket refers to the type of Scud. This is the Agency “Yonhap”, citing the joint chiefs of staff of South Korea.
“Rocket, probably related to Scud, was launched today from the area of Wonsan, Gangwon province at 05:39 local time (23:39 MSK)”, — stated in the message. The missile range was about 450 miles, she fell in the Japanese exclusive economic zone.
The President of South Korea, moon Jae-In were notified of the rocket launch and called on the security Council. Similar measures were taken in Japan.
The Ministry of foreign Affairs of South Korea released a statement in which he indicated that Seoul will not tolerate any provocation and will take tough retaliatory action. “This move is a clear violation of the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council and poses a serious threat to peace and stability not only on the Korean Peninsula, but throughout the world. North Korea must immediately stop all provocations and go to the path of denuclearization as quickly as possible,” — said in a statement the foreign Ministry.
The US President Donald trump and the White house was informed about the missile launch of the DPRK.
The situation on the Korean Peninsula is one of the most intense topics of international politics. It was reported that Washington is ready to launch a preemptive strike on North Korean military targets if Pyongyang decides for another nuclear test. In response, the DPRK said that in this case will cause a pre-emptive strike.