• Kyodo


U.S. officials criticized North Korea on Monday over a reported test-firing of a ballistic missile from a submarine, saying it would constitute a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions banning such acts.

“Any type of launch of this nature would violate at least four UNSC resolutions and is another example of North Korea’s unwillingness to play by the international rules,” Col. Steven Warren, a spokesman of the Defense Department, told reporters.

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