The UN security Council will hold a meeting on the missile launch in North Korea on Tuesday

© 2017 AFP / Jung Yeon-Etranslate news about the launch of a ballistic missile of the DPRK. Archival photoThe UN security Council will hold a meeting on the missile launch in North Korea on Tuesday© 2017 AFP / Jung Yeon-Je

The UN security Council will hold on Tuesday evening (the night of Wednesday Moscow time) an emergency meeting at the new rocket launch the DPRK, reports Reuters, citing diplomats.

Earlier, an emergency meeting of the Council demanded that Japan, USA and South Korea.

On Tuesday morning, the DPRK fired a missile that flew over Japanese territory and fell in 1180 kilometers from Cape Erimo in Hokkaido. The range was 2.7 thousand kilometers. The military of Japan believe that during the flight there was a separation in three stages. For the first time since April 2009, when North Korea launched a satellite with a missile «Taepodong-2», flight of the rocket passed over Japan’s territory. The military says that it released on Tuesday, the rocket likely was ballistic missile «And 12». In Japan triggered the emergency alert system J-Alert.

The UN security Council will hold a meeting on the missile launch in North Korea on Tuesday© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotobanka can fly rockets to the DPRK

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