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N.Korea launches new missile test

N.Korea launches new missile test

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<p>North Korea has fired what appears to have been a short-range ballistic missile .<br /> It is the latest test in a series of launches which have angered and alarmed the region and the West..</p> <p>Monday’s missile ( May 29) is believed to have been a Scud-class ballistic which flew about 450 km and landed in the sea off its own coast.<br /> North Korea has a large stock pile of short range missiles originally developed by the Soviet Union.</p> <p>Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has vowed action to deter Pyongyang’s repeated provocations</p> <p>“As we agreed at the recent G7 summit, the North Korean problem is a top priority for the international community. In order to restrain North Korea, we will be take specific action together with the United States.”</p> <p>At the recent G7 summit in Italy the leaders described North Korea’s recent nuclear and missile tests as a grave threat.<br /> They warned the North that it must fully comply with all relevant UN Security Council Resolutions and abandon all nuclear and ballistic missile programs.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Dollar steady, markets take North Korea missile test in stride – Reuters <a href="https://t.co/cY8CBg3Ehu">https://t.co/cY8CBg3Ehu</a></p>— <span class="caps">FREE</span>_NKOREA (@FREE_NKOREA) <a href="https://twitter.com/FREE_NKOREA/status/869003472800296960">May 29, 2017</a></blockquote><br /> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p>
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