The USA and specifically the US State Department condemned today the new North Korean missile test, calling on Pyongyang to choose dialogue.
“US condemns rocket launch” from North Korea, the State Department said in a press release. “This launch violates multiple UN Security Council resolutions and poses a threat to our (North Korean) neighbors and the international community,” he told Pyongyang, urging Pyongyang to “engage in dialogue” on the programs. manufacture of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons of the Asian country.
Earlier, the US military noted that launch did not threaten US personnel or US territory. However, he pointed to the “destabilizing” role, according to him, of Pyongyang’s “illegal” armaments program.
A Japanese government source said that the North Korea launched a rocket, assuring that it considers the chances of it falling into the Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) of Japan to be minimal, according to the Jiji news agency.