Trump Responds to N. Korea Missile: 'We Will Take Care of It'
Pyongyang ends 2-month lull with launch toward Japan
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 28, 2017 1:11 PM CST
Updated Nov 28, 2017 3:29 PM CST

  • South Korea responds: Immediately after the launch, South Korea conducted its own "precision strike" missile exercise, reports the Western Journal. Seoul appeared to be sending the signal that it was ready to quickly respond to any strike from the North.
  • Quick condemnation: Japan's government said it would "never accept North Korea's continuous provocative behavior," while the EU called the launch a "further unacceptable violation" of North Korea's international obligations, per the BBC.
  • The last one: The new launch comes about 10 weeks after the last launch of a missile, one that flew over Japan on Sept. 15. That one capped a flurry of tests by the North, notes the Washington Post, reportedly including one of a hydrogen bomb. The new launch also comes a week after Trump relisted North Korea as a state sponsor of terror.
  • Hawaii preps: The launch coincides with Cold War-era warnings being reinstated in Hawaii.

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