North Korea on Friday test-launched yet another ballistic missile over Japan, South Korean officials said, the latest provocation in an escalating standoff with the international community over
They are overflying Japan because that’s the route to Guam. They are being careful not to threaten Japan by using very high altitude trajectories. Meaning, the missile never enters Japanese airspace, it’s way above that, beyond LEO paths for satellites. Kim said as much earlier. He said the plan was a simultaneous 4 missile salvo to Guam.
In Japan, the prime minister was visibly agitated by North Korea’s actions. “A missile launch across Japan is an outrageous act that poses an unprecedented, grave and serious threat, and
North Korea has lambasted the U.S. for relisting it as a state sponsor of terrorism, calling the move a “serious provocation” and vowing to continue building up its “treasured nuclear sword.”
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — North Korea launched a missile in the direction of the Sea of Japan early on Sunday, which led to protests from the country’s closest neighbors, Japan and South Korea, both stating that Pyongyang’s actions were in breach of the UN Security Council resolutions.
The launch has ramped up calls in Japan and South Korea for increased offensive and defensive measures, something vehemently opposed by China. Read more: The 200 Americans Living in North Korea
Aug 29, 2017 · In an act of serious provocation, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over the north of Japan last night. Japanese Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe described the …
France condemned North Korea’s launch of a long-range rocket on Sunday as ‘senseless provocation’ and called for a ‘rapid and tough’ response from the UN Security Council.
His tough words came as North Korea’s latest launch, this time of a missile over Japan’s northern island, terrified Japanese citizens and caused a sudden drop in financial markets.
(CBS News) The White House responded to North Korea’s launch of a long-range missile, calling it «not surprising» but «provocative» and a threat to national security.
Aug 29, 2017 · Reports said the launch was believed to be the first to rocket fired from North Korea over Japan since 2009. The launch comes amid heightened tension in East Asia after North Korea …