North Korea has informed on successful test of a ballistic missile medium-range «Puchiko-2». According to the report, the purpose of the test is to check the targeting system of the warhead.
DPRK media reported that the launch was watched by North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN. The head of state immediately gave the order to start mass production of the missiles. It is alleged that we are talking about a significant increase in deterrent capacity.
The rocket reached an altitude of about 590 kilometers, flying 500 kilometers. She fell in the sea of Japan outside the economic zone of Japan.
The Republic of Korea has described the launch as a provocation rampant. Condemned him and U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson. Japan held an emergency meeting of the national security Council.