The army of the DPRK launched a ballistic missile that flew over Japanese territory, reports the South Korean Agency Yonhap.
«This morning, North Korea launched a missile at an unidentified Eastern direction,» – said on Friday, 15 September, the joint chiefs of staff of South Korea.
The launch was carried out from the vicinity of Pyongyang. The rocket reached an altitude of 770 km and flew 3.700 km, said representatives of the South Korean army.
According to the Japanese NHK television station, the rocket fell into the ocean about two thousand km from the island of Hokkaido.
As reported by «Interfax», the President of South Korea moon Jae-In, convened a meeting of the national security Council on Friday to discuss the next rocket launch of the DPRK.
Recall, 3 September, the government of North Korea announced the successful test of the hydrogen bomb, which can be incorporated in the new warhead Intercontinental ballistic missiles. The message about the sixth nuclear test was aired by state television of the DPRK, it stressed that testing on a special test site were successful and radiation leaks were not.
Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador to the UN, said that the irresponsible actions by Pyongyang indicate that Kim Jong-UN «wants to start a war», and urged to apply in respect of a rogue state’s most effective diplomatic measures.