The Russian foreign Ministry condemned the new missile launches, the DPRK
MOSCOW, may 29 — RIA Novosti. Moscow condemns new missile launches of North Korea, but at the same time calls on the international community to show restraint, said first Deputy foreign Minister Vladimir Titov.
“Naturally, we condemn, is concerned about the developments. But at the same time we and our partners that we work with on this topic, call for restraint,” the Russian diplomat said to journalists.
DPRK launched another missile launch at 5.40 Monday (23.40 GMT Sunday) from the East coast of the country from the area of the Wonsan city. The rocket flew 6 minutes, overcoming the distance of 450 kilometers. The joint chiefs of staff of South Korea classifies the North Korean rocket as medium or short range type “Scud”.
The rocket fell in the exclusive economic zone of Japan, 500 km from the island of Sado in Niigata Prefecture and 300 miles from the Oki Islands in Shimane Prefecture, the damage to Japanese sea and air vessels are not fixed. Japan lodged a strong protest and condemnation “in the strongest possible terms”.
The launch of the Secretary-General of the government of Japan of Yoshihide Suga called a blatant violation of the resolutions of the UN security Council. The Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe promised to take “with the US specific steps.”