WASHINGTON, November 29 – On Wednesday, the US will impose additional sanctions on North Korea in the wake of Pyongyang’s new missile launch, US President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter following his conversation with Chinese leader Xi Jinping.
Just spoke to President XI JINPING of China concerning the provocative actions of North Korea. Additional major sanctions will be imposed on North Korea today. This situation will be handled!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) 29 November 2017
On the morning of November 29, North Korea conducted a missile launch, the first since September 15.
North Korea’s Central News Agency (KCNA) said that the Hwasong-15 missile had covered a distance of 950 kilometers during its 53-minute flight, reaching an altitude of 4,475 kilometers.
According to the Japanese Defense Ministry, the missile plunged into the sea in Japan’s exclusive economic zone, 250 kilometers west off the coast of Japan’s Aomori Prefecture. – TASS