US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable act of aggression', says North Korea

US strikes on Syria 'unforgivable act of aggression', says North Korea

The U.S. Navy's Third Fleet, in turn, publicly announced that the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier Carl Vinson and a strike force that includes two missile destroyers and a guided-missile cruiser were being diverted north from scheduled port calls in Australia to "maintain readiness and presence in the western Pacific".

The statement read: "North Korea launched yet another intermediate-range ballistic missile".

Japanese cabinet secretary Yoshihide Suga confirmed the missile landed in Japanese waters but only flew 10km.

"The president emphasised that the United States stands with its allies Japan and South Korea in the face of the serious threat that North Korea continues to pose".

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United States ally South Korea has lashed out at the communist nation over the launch on Wednesday into the sea off the Korean Peninsula.

The comments were Pyongyang's first since the United States on Thursday fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles from warships in the Mediterranean at the Shayrat airfield near Homs in central Syria. It has successfully tested nuclear bombs of increasing power and claims to have been able to make warheads small enough to fit on a missile, but some experts have cast doubt on those claims. The missile launch may be a precursor, with more to come as the summit starts later this week, Cossa said.

Japan, together with the US and South Korea, tightened sanctions in December 2016, following North Korea's nuclear and missile tests.

The isolated regime conducted 24 ballistic missile tests during 2016, and experts say it could have a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the USA mainland within a few years.

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South Korea has reportedly achieved a goal it set four years ago and successfully developed a ballistic missile with a range of 800 kilometers, which is sufficient to hit any target in North Korean territory from anywhere in the South. Liquid propellant might have been applied again in the latest test.

But what grabbed the attention of many was the terse press release from the US Department of State, underlining the sense of resignation over the question of North Korea that appears to be gaining traction in Washington.

However, China has for a long time insisted that the crux of the North Korean nuclear issue is a problem between Washington and Pyongyang.

In Tokyo, Abe said Trump reaffirmed that he is prepared to consider all possibilities in dealing with North Korea's nuclear and missile programs. Many proposals have already been abandoned, but on the military side, sources say, the three options with the highest impact still constitute the next steps.

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China is North Korea's largest trade partner, and maintains diplomatic ties with the country - although these have become increasingly strained in recent years. Ben Cardin of Maryland says the administration hasn't been clear on next steps and whether it would escalate a USA response if Syrian President Bashar Assad (bah-SHAR' AH'-sahd) continues his assault on rebel forces with conventional weapons.

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