May 14, the DPRK successfully launched a ballistic missile medium-range Hwasong-12. This was announced by the North Korean Central news Agency (KCNA).
The purpose of the testing, which was led by the country’s leader Kim Jong-UN, was to evaluate «the tactical and technological features of a ballistic missile of a new type, intended for large nuclear warheads,» TASS reports.
Earlier it was reported that the missile flew about 700 miles and reached a height of more than two thousand kilometers.
According to Japan, the rocket flew for about 30 minutes before falling into the sea between the East coast of North Korea and the coast of Japan.
The rocket fell close to the border of Russia, than to the border with Japan. The US President Donald trump said that «can not imagine that Russia is happy with it». In Beijing reacted to the test with a call to «exercise restraint».