North Korea said that last Saturday the launch of a ballistic missile from a submarine under the supervision of the country’s leader Kim Jong-UN had “great success”. About it reports Reuters with reference to the Central Telegraph Agency of North Korea (KCNA).
“This (launch) is fully confirmed and strengthened the reliability of the Korean system underwater launch and perfectly meets all the technical requirements for carrying out the underwater attack…”, — quotes Reuters the message KCNA.
On start-up of the DPRK ballistic missile from a submarine was reported South Korean military last Saturday. The Minister of foreign Affairs of North Korea Lee su-Yong said that the authorities are willing to stop nuclear tests if the United States ceases together with South Korea annual military exercises. The politician stressed that the new sanctions will not stop the actions of the DPRK.
In response to the launch of France called on the international community and the European Union to impose new restrictive measures against North Korea.
From the beginning of 2016 in the DPRK’s increased nuclear testing. In January, Pyongyang announced about the successful test of a hydrogen bomb, then launched a rocket with the satellite, designed to monitor the Earth. Were conducted several tests of ballistic missiles. In response, Western countries imposed new sanctions against North Korea.