In Act Of Defiance, North Korea Launched Another Ballistic Missile

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North Korea just launched another ballistic missile in defiance of the international community. On Sunday morning, a missile was launched from western North Korea and is still being assessed if it was successful or not by South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff. South Korea’s Yonhap News reported that the missile flew 700 kilometers (434 miles).

President Trump has been briefed on North Korea launch by National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster.

The latest missile launch comes only days after the election of South Korean President Moon Jae-in who took office on Wednesday. Moon, who is the country’s first liberal leader in a decade, said he would be open to meeting with Kim Jong Un.

This comes days after North Korea said they were willing to meet with President Trump “if the conditions are set.”

Meanwhile, North Korea continues to test missiles in hopes of perfecting an intercontinental ballistic missile that would have the capabilities to reach the U.S. mainland.

North Korea has launched a missile every month this year.