China’s foreign Ministry commented on the missile tests of the DPRK

© AP PhotoЗапуск North Korean ballistic missile, the Hwasong-12. Archival photoChina’s foreign Ministry commented on the missile tests of the DPRK© AP Photo

China expresses extreme concern over the missile test of the DPRK and urged Pyongyang to comply with the requirements of the relevant resolutions of the UN security Council, said foreign Ministry spokesman China Geng Shuang.

«The Chinese side expresses its extreme concern about missile activity by North Korea and opposition to this. We urge the DPRK to respect the requirements of the relevant UN security Council resolutions and to cease actions that exacerbate tensions on the Korean Peninsula,» — said at the briefing, Geng Shuang.

The DPRK claims that it tested a new Intercontinental ballistic missile «And 15», which can strike targets throughout the United States. The launch took place on Wednesday night at 03.18 hours (21.18 GMT on Tuesday). The application shall include and accurate flight characteristics: height amounted to 4 thousand 475 kilometers, has a range of 950 kilometers.

The rocket fell in the exclusive economic zone of Japan, 250 kilometers from Aomori Prefecture. The rocket caused damage to marine and aircraft. According to the preliminary analysis of the US military, Japan and South Korea, tested on Wednesday a missile outperforms all previous. At the initiative of the three countries on Wednesday at 16.30 in new York (00.30 GMT Thursday) will convene an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council. South Korea in response to new missile launch was carried out missile tests on land, at sea and in the air.

Thus, according to the Central North Korean television, North Korean leader Kim Jong-UN, is personally present at the launch, gave a high evaluation, saying that there had been a historic success in completing nuclear weapons state.China’s foreign Ministry commented on the missile tests of the DPRK© RIA Novosti, Integratiebeleid in fotobanka can fly rockets to the DPRK