In the Kremlin commented on the situation around the DPRK


MOSCOW, 5 Jul — RIA Novosti. The Kremlin in the situation with North Korea urged to be wary of drastic steps, which may lead to further escalation, told reporters on Wednesday, press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov.

“We are talking about the successive positions of the two parties who do not hide their concern, however, that consistently continue with a balanced, neat line. I urge all to be wary of drastic steps, which may on the contrary lead to new escalation,” — said Peskov.

Russian President Vladimir Putin following talks with President of China XI Jinping said on Tuesday that Russia and China have agreed to actively promote the common initiative of the Korean settlement.

North Korea on Tuesday tested a ballistic missile “And 14”, which landed in the sea of Japan 300 km from the coast of Japan. In Pyongyang, the missile was declared successful. The missile launch was carried out in the vicinity of the County Panjin province’s Do in the North-West of the DPRK’s borders with China to the East.

The governments of Japan and South Korea condemned a new missile test, the DPRK, describing it as a violation of UN security Council resolutions. The President of the United States Donald trump expressed hope that South Korea and Japan will not continue to tolerate the test of Pyongyang, and China will take tough measures.

According to the defense Ministry, the missile was tracked by the Russian System of missile warning (EWS). According to the Russian Agency, she rose to a height of 535 kilometers, and flew about 510 kilometers, fell in the Central part of the sea of Japan.