North Korea News
South Korea, the United States and Japan said condemned North Korea's recent missile tests. South Korea`s President Yoon Suk-Yeol, highlighted the urgency and gravity of North Korea`s intensifying weapons tests. The trio urged Pyongyang to abide by international sanctions and immediately cease actions that "escalate tensions or destabilize the region,"
The launch came a day after the U.S. Aircraft carrier Ronald Reagan concluded a three-day naval drill with South Korea in the Philippine Sea. South Korean and U.S. Officials say there are signs that North Korea is also pressing ahead with preparations at its nuclear testing ground in the northeastern town of Punggye-ri.
Yoon has signalled a tougher line on North Korea, warning of a preemptive strike if there is a sign of its imminent attack The former top prosecutor began his five-year term at midnight by taking command of South Korea's 555,000-member military He received a briefing on North Korea from his military chief at the new presidential office in central Seoul